A Ding Darling Sampler: The Editorial Cartoons of Jay N. Darling Paperback – January 31, 2004
by Jay N. Darling (Author), Christopher D. Koss (Editor)
The Editorial Cartoons of Pulitzer Prize winning cartooning Jay N. “Ding” Darling. Ding’s cartoons provide perspective on the political issues that were prominent during his drawing career (1912-1962). A fifty-year period of incredible transitions & events for the United States, including Civil Rights, Space Exploration & 2 World Wars. 200 of his most representative cartoons in a full page, large format reproductions.
Very high quality book about one of the greatest cartoonist ever.
By Ray on June 4, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This book was worth purchasing. Ding Darling was probably the best newspaper cartoonist ever. He worked on The Des Moines Register and Tribune for many years. It’s too bad that The Des Moines Register is going down hill so much. Published by the Cowles family of Des Moines, who later created a monopoly in the Minneapolis newspapers, The Des Moines Register once had one of the highest Sunday circulations in the country. It was was “Iowa’s Newspaper” and served the 3,000, 000 Iowans for years. No longer. Other Iowa citiy’s newspapers have taken away its “Iowa’s Newspaper” title away from it. The Internet, and the Register’s lack of adapting, is now its final downfall…
Paperback: 213 pages
Publisher: Maecenas Pr; 1ST edition (January 31, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces