Bringing Up Father Vol. 1 From Sea to Shining Sea


by George McManus
Edited by Bruce Canwell, Designed by Dean Mullaney. Essays by Brian Walker and Bruce Canwell.

Oversized 11″ x 10″ hardcover-with-dustjacket, 272 pp. with index, ISBN: 978-1-60010-508-1.



2010 EISNER AWARD NOMINEE: “Best Archival Project”!!!

George McManus’s classic Art Deco comedy strip gets the deluxe treatment, with the spectacular Sunday pages reproduced large and in gloriously restored color. Jiggs is a millionaire working-man who yearns to hang out with his friends in the old blue-collar neighborhood. Wife Maggie is determined to drag Jiggs into the world of high society. When this mismatched couple treats their daughter and her new husband to a trip across North America, the resulting hijinx stretch From Sea to Shining Sea. This is the most famous and beloved story in the long history of the classic strip. Creator George McManus’s funny gags, outlandish costumes, eye-catching artwork, and lush, Art Deco designs are all on display in this deluxe volume, which features every daily and full-color Sunday from January 2, 1939 to July 7, 1940.

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