When Anarchy Ruled the Funny Pagestags: comics, newspapers
Peter Maresca makes big books. Really, really big books: larger than old “broadsheet” newspaper pages that were common before paper costs rose and page widths were shaved. The size, however, fits the contents of his books: full-page newspaper comics from the golden age of Sunday funnies–the likes of Little Nemo, Krazy Kat, and Skeezix. Somewhat surprisingly, Maresca came to his old-school, large-format publishing method after years of working in digital entertainment. “I felt the need for these deteriorating comics pages to be printed as originally intended” he told me. "Since no publisher was interested, I did it myself..."
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