Chester Gould-"Dick Tracy Ace Detective"-1943-Whitman Publishing Co-Wisconsin-5 1/2" X 7 1/2"-248 pages-hardcover book-with illustrations-Signed By Author.Chester Gould (November 20, 1900 May 11, 1985) was a U.S. cartoonist and the creator of the Dick Tracy comic strip, which he wrote and drew from 1931 to 1977. Gould was known for his use of colorful, often monstrous, villains.In 1931, Gould was hired as a cartoonist with the Chicago Tribune and introduced the Dick Tracy cartoon. He drew the comic strip for the next 46 years from his home in Woodstock, Illinois. His work on the strip won him the Reuben Award for 1959 and 1977. He was also given a Special Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America in 1980.The book has been autographed on the title page by Chester Gould in blue...................BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN NICE CONDITION FOR THEIR AGE. COVER AND SPINE HAS WEAR.......
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