São Paulo: Opera Graphica Editora, 2005. b/w and color plates, color frontis., facs., draws., chron., bios., bibl., illus. endpapers, color pict. boards plus a 16p facs. comic book inserted in plastic envelope tipped-in verso of rear board. Item #81894
Deluxe anthological edition with authoritative essays celebrating the 100 anniversary of "O Tico-Tico" a Brazilian comic book designed as a journal for children published from 1905 to the 1960s when it lost popularity. The main icon was Chiquinho, along other characters like Little Nemo, Reco-Reco, Zé Macaco and Faustina, Kaximbawn, Brocoió (Popeye), Gato Felix, Ratinho Curioso (Mickey Mouse) and others. Some of the original illustrations and designs were created by national talents like Angelo Agostini (who designed the journal's logo), J. Carlos, Max Yantock, Alfredo e Oswaldo Storni, Luiz Sá e Paulo Affonso. Includes a facsimile copy of the number 1, 1905 edition.