The Goat Getters: Jack Johnson, the Fight of the Century, and how a Bunch of Raucous Cartoonists Reinvented Comics [Audiobook] download free by Eddie Campbell

The Goat Getters: Jack Johnson, the Fight of the Century, and how a Bunch of Raucous Cartoonists Reinvented Comics Audiobook download free by Eddie Campbell
  • Listen audiobook: The Goat Getters: Jack Johnson, the Fight of the Century, and how a Bunch of Raucous Cartoonists Reinvented Comics
  • Author: Eddie Campbell
  • Release date: 2018/7/18
  • Publisher: IDEA & DESIGN WORKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Funny Books and Stories
  • ISBN: 9781684051380
  • Rating: 7.39 of 10
  • Votes: 553
  • Review by: Penny Hinojosa
  • Review rating: 9.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Duration: 3H57M51S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-13
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, WAV, MPEG4, MP3, WMA, WMA Lossless (compression Z, IMG, TZ, ISO, ZIP, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 20M48S (5.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A rip-roaring and exhaustively researched new take on the origin of the comic strip by one of the leading cartoon storytellers of our time. With more than 500 period cartoons, The Goat Getters illustrates how comics were developed by such luminaries as Rube Goldberg, Tad Dorgan, and George Herriman in the sports and lurid crime pages of the daily newspaper. This wild bunch of West Coast-based cartoonists established the dynamic anatomy and bold, tough style that continue to influence comics today, as well as their own goofy slang that enriched the popular lexicon. The Goat Getters also captures early twentieth century-history through the lens of the newspaper comics: the landmark 1910 boxing match in Reno, Nevada between Jim Jeffries, the 'Great White Hope,' and Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion; the nationwide race riots that followed; the San Francisco graft trials that culminated in the shooting of the Federal Prosecutor; and the trial of Harry Thaw for the murder of architect Stanford White, a crime of passion that centered on Thaw's wife, show-girl Evelyn Nesbitt Thaw-all were venerated or vilified by Nell Brinkley, Jimmy Swinnerton, and their fellow directors of the ink and newsprint stage.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Crime, Graphic Novels: History & Criticism, Graphic Novels, Anime & Manga, Graphic Novels: True Stories & Non-fiction, Literary Studies: General, Cartoons & Comic Strips, Boxing, Crime Fiction
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 62.93 USD
  • Dimensions: 236.22x297.18x30.48mm
  • Weight: 1,655.61g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: San Diego, United States

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