Davies-Stofka: The early days of baseball cartooning

From Beth Davies-Stofka at Baseball Prospectus on July 4, 2018:

Eddie Campbell has been creating comics and graphic novels for 30 years and is perhaps best known for his collaboration with Alan Moore on From Hell, their graphic novel about Jack the Ripper. This spring, IDW released his new book about the origins of sports cartooning. The Goat Getters: Jack Johnson, the Fight of the Century, and How a Bunch of Raucous Cartoonists Reinvented Comics is a work of art that captures a lively but lost era when news was reported with paper and ink and images were drawn by hand. Campbell recently shared some cool, vintage baseball cartoons with BP and helped us put words to the joyous energy that they still engender, even after all these years.

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Originally published: July 4, 2018. Last Updated: July 4, 2018.