Everett Raymond Kinstler

The Artist’s Journey through Popular Culture, 1942-1962

by Everett Raymond Kinstler and James Vadeboncoeur

Introduction by Robert Brustein

Everett Raymond Kinstler’s portraits of Ronald Reagan, John Wayne, Jimmy Cagney, and Katharine Hepburn may be familiar to art lovers, but few realize that he honed his craft as a high school dropout, inking and sketching comics for pulps like Dime Mystery. This book is the first to examine the popular culture phase of Kinstler’s career, and it includes an extended
biography liberally spiced with anecdotes, reminiscences, and commentary by the artist. More than 300 illustrations — many reproduced from originals in Kinstler’s archives — portray his lively early work, including double-page pulp spreads, paperback novel covers, and panels from Classics Illustrated.

“If you are a comic/pulp book enthusiast, this full-scale look at the genre through the eyes of one of its masters is right up your alley.
Chock-a-bloc full of illustrations. Hugely entertaining. ***** from Art Times, Sept. 2005

Fall 2005. Softcover. 260pp. 8 1/2” x 11”, $24.95

ISBN: 1-887424-93-8

ISBN13/EAN 978-1887-42493-6

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