Walt Kelly and Pogo

The Art of the Political Swamp

artist: Walt Kelly
series: Pogo
publisher: McFarland
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edition: 1
language: English
coloring: black/white
pages: 258:

One of the most popular comic strips of the 1950s and the first to reference politics of the day, Walt Kelly's Pogo took on Joe McCarthy before the controversial senator was a blip on Edward R. Murrow's radar. The strip's satire was so bitin, it as frequently relegated to newspaper editorial sections at a time when artists in other media were blacklisted for far less. Pogo was the vanguard of today's political comic strips, such as Doonesbury and Pearls Before Swine, and a prec

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