The Flapper Queens: Women Cartoonists of the Jazz Age

Trina Robbins (Author)
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Description

From the foremost historian of women cartoonists, Trina Robbins, comes an eye-catching collection of comic strips from the Roaring Twenties depicting the high-stepping "Flapper" -- the symbol of women's newfound freedom -- all drawn by the best female cartoonists of the era! Including Nell Brinkley, Ethel Hays, Eleanor Schorer, Edith Stevens -- and possibly the flappiest of the Flapper Queens, Virginia Huget! This collection not only brings back into the spotlight several legendary women artists obscured by the sands of time but also celebrates an unabashedly feminist movement in our nation's history.

Product Details

Price
$34.99  $32.19
Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Publish Date
August 18, 2020
Pages
168
Dimensions
9.6 X 13.1 X 0.8 inches | 2.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781683963233
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About the Author

Retired underground cartoonist and current comics historian Trina Robbins has been writing graphic novels, comics, and books for almost half a century. Her subjects have ranged from Wonder Woman and The Powerpuff Girls to her own teenage superheroine, GoGirl!, and from women cartoonists and superheroines to women who kill. She's won an Inkpot Award and was inducted in the Will Eisner Hall of Fame at the San Diego Comic-Con. She lives in a moldering, 100+-year-old house in San Francisco with her cats, shoes, and dust bunnies.