Dark Horse Books, May 31, 2016. First edition. Hardcover. 280pp. Small Quarto [26 cm]; illustrated boards. new. Item #48119
From the Back of the Book: "Before achieving international fame as the creator of Pogo Possum, legendary cartonist Walt Kelly illustrated numerous outstanding adaptations of fairy tales, fables, and nursery rhymes for Dell Comics in the 1940s. His supreme talent and dedication to his craft were already evident in these wonderful and whimsical stories which come to unparalleled life through Kelly's signature, spirited humor and fluid, exubrant hand.
Composed of carefully selected and rarely seen work hat originally appeared in issues of Dell Comics, Animal Comics, Fairy Tale Parade, Four Color, Raggedy Ann and Andy, Santa Claus Funnies, and more, this volume is a vital piece of the history and legacy of one of the comics medium's most eminent and influential masters"
Compiled by David W. Tosh; introduction by John E. Petty.