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Amash, Jim und Eric Nolen-Weathington (Hgg.): Matt Baker. The Art of Glamour. Raleigh: TwoMorrows, 2012. (192 S.) 
Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1-60549-032-6
BibTeX citation key: Amash2012
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Categories: General
Keywords: Aufsatzsammlung, Baker. Matt, Bildband, Interview, USA
Creators: Amash, Nolen-Weathington
Publisher: TwoMorrows (Raleigh)
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Abstract
In the early 1940s, Matt Baker became of one the earliest African-American comic book artists. But it wasn’t the color of his skin which made him such a significant figure in the history of the medium—it was his innate ability to draw gorgeous, exciting women and handsome, dynamic men in a fluid, graceful style. Imagine Dave Stevens or Adam Hughes working in the ’40s, drawing a new story every month, and you’ll have a good idea of Matt Baker’s place in the industry throughout his career. Yet few of today’s comic book fans know of the artist or his work, because he died in 1959 at the young age of 38, just as the Silver Age of Comics was blossoming and bringing in a new generation of readers. Matt Baker: The Art of Glamour presents an impressive career cut tragically short. It features a wealth of essays; interviews with Baker’s friends, family, and co-workers; and a treasure trove of his finest artwork, including several complete stories, at last giving the wonderfully talented artist his full due.
  
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