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The Lexicon of Comicana. Front Cover. Mort Walker. 0 Reviews?id. Find The Lexicon Of Comicana by Walker, Mort at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. The Lexicon of Comicana is a book by the American cartoonist Mort Walker. It was intended as a tongue-in-cheek look at the devices used by :
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He graduated from the University of Missouri in He moved to New York City and edited fan and humor magazines for Dell Publishing and sold cartoons of his own to leading magazines. Many of these devices would be familiar to anyone with even a passing interest in comics but it is Mort Walker who acknowledged and gave names to them.
This symbol has been commonly used through modern comic history from they early funnies right up to modern manga See Figure 1. the lexicon of comicana
As mentioned many of the devices demonstrated by Walker will be highly recognisable to anyone with even a passing interest in cartooning. It is kind of an amusing anecdote to comics, and maybe Walker's career in particular, but I don't know that there's any huge need for people to go on a major scavenger hunt to try to find a copy.
Kind of neat if you stumble across a copy in a used bookstore. Although it's short enough that you could probably read it pretty easily in the store, too, and the lexicon of comicana might be plenty enough for you.
Walker researched cartoons around the world to collect this international set of cartoon symbols. So there you have it!
A whole new vocabulary to amuse yourself with while you're reading Blondie and Garfield in the morning.