Birth date: August 02, 1880
Died: April 25, 1944
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I really really liked the collection of historical forwards than most of the actual comic material. The forwards captivated me because it delves into the controversial topic of Herriman's race. Herriman was described as "colored" on his original birth certificate and defined as parent's of a "mulatt...
The history is interesting behind it----I'm not going to be a pretentious comic critic and say I understand EVERYTHING---but I did smile at some of the jokes. I liked some strips better than others---and I like some of the series years better than others...
One of those pop-cultural touchstones that's slipping away from common knowledge, 'Krazy Kat' is the influential comic strip. I'd read passing mentions of it in the introductions and forwards from 'Peanuts' to 'Calvin and Hobbes' citing its influence on their work. This past summer I read Thomas Try...