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The Canadian AlternativeCartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels$
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Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781496815118

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.001.0001

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Gene Day

Gene Day

The Man Who Never Slowed Down

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The Canadian Alternative
Jason Sacks
University Press of Mississippi

This chapter provides a biographical account of the life and work of pioneering cartoonist Gene Day, one of the earliest Canadian cartoonists to bridge the mainstream/alternative gap. The chapter documents Day’s early work for alternative and ground-level publishers and his subsequent transition into work for Marvel Comics, in the 1970s the preeminent mainstream comics publisher.

Keywords:   Alternative comics, art, biography, Gene Day, Marvel Comics

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