Davy Crockett

The life of Davy Crockett, the American frontiersman.
Date Published :
July 2016
Publisher :
Classics Illustrated Comics
Contributor(s) :
Unknown, Lou Cameron
Language:
English
Series :
Classics Illustrated
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781910619971
Pages : 48
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.5 inches
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In stock
$9.95

Overview
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The life of Davy Crockett, the American frontiersman.

Classics Illustrated tells the extraordinary life tale of Davy Crockett in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a timeline of events surrounding Crockett's life and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom or at home to further engage the reader in the story.

The Classics Illustrated comic book series began life in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas’ "The Three Musketeers", and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old. Each book contains dedicated theme discussions and study questions to further develop the reader’s understanding and enjoyment of the work at hand.

About The Author
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American illustrator and writer LOU CAMERON attended the California School of Fine Arts. He was active as a comic book artist in the 1950s. He was a versatile artist for Gilberton's 'Classics Illustrated' series. drawing comic adaptations of novels by Herbert George Wells, Ann S. Stephans, Alexandre Dumas, Emile Zola and Robert Louis Stevenson.He was furthermore a contributor to the mystery titles published by Atlas, including Astonishing Comics, Journey into Mystery, Uncanny Tales and Journey Into Unknown Worlds. He illustrated stories in the same genre for DC titles like House of Mystery, House of Secrets and Tales of the Unexpected, as well as Ace Periodicals' Baffling Mysteries, Web of Mystery and Hand of Fate. He additionally did horror stories for St. John Publishing and romance and western features for Story Comics. In 1951 and 1952 he did a syndicated feature called 'So It Sesms'.During the same period, Cameron was active as a pulp book illustrator. From 1957 he focused on his work has a writer, which he has done under his own name but also as Julie Cameron, Dagmar, Mary Manning and Ramsay Thorne. Among his many (mainly suspense, war and western) novels are 'Beyond the Scarlet Door', 'The Amphorae Pirates', 'Belle of Fort Smith' and 'The Dirty War of Sgt. Slade', as well as the 'Stringer' western series.

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