Table of Contents
   Masters of American comics : an art history of twentieth-century American comic strips and booksp. 24
   Winsor McCay : the master's handp. 176
   Lyonel Feininger : lightning at the crossroadsp. 186
   George Herriman : blues for Krazy Katp. 194
   E. C. Segar : Segar's Popeyep. 202
   Frank King : Walt Wallet lives!p. 210
   Chester Gould : villainyp. 220
   Milton Caniffp. 228
   Charles M. Schulzp. 238
   Will Eisner : Eisner by Pettibonp. 246
   Jack Kirby : lo, from the demon shall come - the public dreamer!!!p. 258
   Harvey Kurtzman : Harvey Kurtzman's hysterical materialismp. 268
   R. Crumb : it's only lines on paperp. 278
   Art Spiegelman : breakdownablep. 290
   Gary Panter : genius and palp. 300
   Chris Warep. 308