T. S. Sullivant: The Antic Cartoon Art of T S Sullivant



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Piously Sullivant and Eugene “Zim” Zimmerman changed that inaugurating the typical caricatural methods of modern cartooning big heads big feet Sullivant famed for drawing animals cave men and women rummy Irishmen and Biblical characters with anachronistic abandon did most of his cartooning for the old Life humor magazine 1883 1936 with a few years’ detour to a rival Judge During that period Sullivant received the accolade of the age he was mployed briefly by William Randolph Hearst to do political cartoons for the New York Journal AmericanApart from his significance in the history of American cartooning Sullivant is widely admired for the sheer pictorial comedy of his cartoons Pogo’s Walt Kelly called him a “one and only genius Sullivant” Kelly conti.

Nued “was the man that the atelier painters looked to when they sought out solidity in drawing in form and in the holy release of caricature” And Kelly paid Sullivant the ultimate homage producing a Sullivant like series in about 1967 in which a few of Kelly’s swampland critters found themselves in “Prehysteria” a primitive land populated by Sullivant animals and a well hatted human named NoahThis book marks the first comprehensive collection of this cartooning genius’s work a healthy sampling of his Life cartoons from his debut in the magazine in 1888 to his last cartoon in 1926 published posthumously; a healthy helping of his 1905 1909 work for Judge; and a short biography and valuation by compiler R C Harvey and an appreciation by Richard Marschal.

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It’s about time that the best work by the pioneering cartoonist T S Sullivant was collected into a single volume Known as an artist’s artist revered by 20th century cartoonists ranging from Walt Kelly to Jim Woodring his work is notoriously difficult to find which may be why there hasn’t been an xtensive collection of his drawings and cartoons published until nowT S Sullivant 1854 1926 didn’t start cartooning until he was 32 years old but before he was 40 he had helped alter the face of comedic art in America ushering it into the 20th century Until Sullivant’s drawings of animals xaggerated facial and anatomical features to the point of caricature most American cartoonists were illustrators than cartoonists they drew realistically and cross hatched co.