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The Best of Don Winslow of the Navy

A Collection of High-Seas Stories from Comics' Most Daring Sailor

Craig Yoe (editor)

ISBN: 9781682473238

Publication Date: Aug 2018

Format: Hardback

A collection of the best stories from the classic run of Don Winslow of the Navy, one of the most popular comic books running during and after World War II. Edited by Craig Yoe, the selected stories are digitally remastered and contextualized with Yoe's historical research. Preceding the full, colourful tales is a detailed introduction on the creation of the adventurous Don Winslow.
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A collection of the best stories from the classic run of Don Winslow of the Navy, one of the most popular comic books running during and after World War II. Edited by Craig Yoe, the selected stories are digitally remastered and contextualized with Yoe's historical research. Preceding the full, colorful tales is a detailed introduction on the creation of the adventurous Don Winslow. The character served to foster recruitment and entertain Navy personnel and the general public alike during World War II and beyond. Winslow fights the Axis and supervillains like The Snake and the attractive, but deadly, Singapore Sal.

Reviews

"As a piece of comic book history, this is remarkable." – ICv2

"...[F]or cultural historians and collectors with a passion for vintage comics." – Kirkus Reviews

"This is a premiere 272-page package with more than 20 digitally restored entertaining vintage adventures! Do not miss this opportunity to own such a classic of American comics with one of the most popular and successful characters from the Golden Age of comics; you will definitely enjoy it!" – Naval Analyses

The reproductions in this book are beautiful.... From layout to design, The Best of Don Winslow of the Navy is well done…. This book is a fitting testament to a comic strip almost forgotten today, enjoying unsurpassed popularity in its time." – Stuff I Like

"At the beginning of this carefully curated compilation Yoe offers a fascinating history of the work inspired by Fawcett, Detective Comics, and Marvel in Don Winslow of the Navy." – Ho'okele News

"Certain to be an immediate and enduringly popular addition to personal and community library collections, The Best of Don Winslow of the Navy is enthusiastically and unreservedly recommended." – The Midwest Book Review

"[P]resents twenty top-notch comic book stories from the peak days of comic book readership, and it also works as a great cultural artifact." – PopCult
Imprint Dead Reckoning
Pages 272
Dimensions 216 x 279
Date Published 30 Aug 2018
Publisher Naval Institute Press
Subject/s Fiction   Military history   Second World War  
Craig Yoe was previously the Creative Director/Vice President General Manager of Jim Henson's Muppets and a creative director for Disney and Nickelodeon. He is a multiple Eisner Award winner and winner of the Mobius, a Ghastly Normanton Award Winner, The Jerry Bails Award for Excellence in The Pursuit Of The Essence Of Comic Fandom, the Inkpot Award for Excellence in Comic Arts, and winner of a Society of Illustrators Gold Medal.

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