* The fourth and final volume of Alex Raymond's modernist classic, Rip Kirby, contains every daily strip from April 19, 1954 through September 29, 1956.
The 46-year-old Raymond's tragic death in the prime of his life caught the syndicate in mid-episode.
This book also contains the conclusion to Raymond's ultimate story, drawn by John Prentice, from October 1 through October 20, 1956. * Edited and designed by Eisner Award-winner Dean Mullaney, with a biographical and historical essay by Brian Walker.-The Library of American Comics is the world's #1 publisher of classic newspaper comic strips, with 14 Eisner Award nominations and three wins for best book.
LOAC has become "the gold standard for archival comic strip reprints...The research and articles provide insight and context, and most importantly the glorious reproduction of the material has preserved these strips for those who knew them and offers a new gateway to adventure for those discovering them for the first time." - Scoop *
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Idea & Design Works
- Publication Date: 09/08/2011
- Category: Comics and Graphic Novels
- ISBN: 9781600109898