Little Lulu - Working Girl

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Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Frank Young, editor of John Stanley's Little Lulu comics, joins S.W. Conser on Words and Pictures on KBOO Radio
Author Frank Young publishes the early years of the Little Lulu comics

 

Little Lulu, the comic originally created by Marjorie Henderson Buell for the Saturday Evening Post in the 1930's, has gone on to inspire generations of animators and cartoonists including the industry group Friends of Lulu.  Now, the Lulu strips penned by journeyman writer John Stanley are getting the re-printing they deserve from publisher Drawn & Quarterly.  Co-editor Frank Young joins us in the studio to talk about the unique aesthetic, history, and influence of Little Lulu.

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