Sunday Press Books
13.5 X 9.5
160 pages, full color hardcover.
Edited by Sammy Harkham & Peter Maresca.
This large format hardcover edition presents the best of the Little Joe comic strip from 1937 to 1942, with violence, humor and warmth in a low-key style that could only be told by the master, Harold Gray. With the untimely death of his cousin and fellow cartoonist, Ed Leffingwell, Gray took the reins of this seminal Western comic strip. He created a combination of dark adventure, as seen in his Little Orphan Annie, and a modern-West version of "family life" comics like Gasoline Alley. with essays by Harkham, Jeet Heer, and Rick Marschall. Nominated for a 2020 Eisner Award.