Pogo: Bona Fide Balderdash; The Complete Syndicated Comic Strips Volume 2

Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2012. Kelly, Walt. First edition. Hardcover. 337 pp. [24 x 29 cm]; blue cloth boards with illustrated dust jacket. NEW / new. Item #36039
ISBN: 9781606995846

Walt Kelly blended nonsense language, poetry, and political and social satire to make Pogo an essential contribution to American “intellectual” comics. As the strip progressed, it became a hilarious platform for Kelly’s scathing political views in which he skewered national bogeymen like J. Edgar Hoover, Joseph McCarthy, George Wallace, and Richard Nixon.

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