Walt Kelly's Fairy Tales is a 300-page anthology of Golden Age comic book stories by the great Walk Kelly. It's edited by comic book historian Craig Yoe.
Walt Kelly, Disney animator on Dumbo, Fantasia, Snow White, and Pinocchio and the creator of the Pogo comic strip, created beautiful, action-packed fairy tale comic book stories from his own incredible imagination and ones based on The Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson classics.
Comic fans of all ages will thrill to stories of witches, princesses, giants, dragons, fairy queens, elves, and goblins. Enjoy fairy tale classics like "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The Gingerbread Man," "The Wise Men of Gotham," "The Lost Prince," and "Cinderella" (published eight years before the Disney Classic) in this gorgeous collection.
Here's a video about the book, and below, more of the beautiful images inside.
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