Little Orphan Annie, Vol. 2: The Darkest Hour is Just Before the Dawn, 1927-1929

Little Orphan Annie Vol The Darkest Hour is Just Before the Dawn Little Orphan Annie the original female comics hero takes on chiseling business men and a gang of thieves armed only with her sharp wit and a good left hook Then she helps her surrogate parents by nu

  • Title: Little Orphan Annie, Vol. 2: The Darkest Hour is Just Before the Dawn, 1927-1929
  • Author: Harold Gray
  • ISBN: 9781600101977
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Little Orphan Annie the original female comics hero takes on chiseling business men and a gang of thieves, armed only with her sharp wit and a good left hook Then she helps her surrogate parents by nursing Daddy Warbucks to health and helping save the Silos family farm And only that little chatter box could become a cross between Robinson Crusoe and Dr DoolittleLittle Orphan Annie the original female comics hero takes on chiseling business men and a gang of thieves, armed only with her sharp wit and a good left hook Then she helps her surrogate parents by nursing Daddy Warbucks to health and helping save the Silos family farm And only that little chatter box could become a cross between Robinson Crusoe and Dr Doolittle when she and Sandy are shipwrecked on a deserted island.Enjoy all the unique adventure and earnest charm of Volume Two in The Library of American Comics presentation of Little Orphan Annie, containing nearly 1,000 comic strips from October 1927 to November 1930.

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    1. Harold Gray's Little Orphan Annie, in my opinion, is the best continuity strip ever. Having first read several of her stories in the long out-of-print "Arf! The Life and Hard Times of Little Orphan Annie, 1935-1945," I am thrilled to see IDW and the Library of American Comics reprint the series from the beginning.

    2. Ahh, nostalgia for the 50's and spreading the Chicago Tribune out on the living room floor to read the comics. Dick Tracy and Little Orphan Annie with their intricate plots and wonderful violence. Now a days, Dick Tracy is a ghastly joke of a strip with incompetent writing and even worse art work. Publication of a daily Orphan Annie strip ceased last month. But any fan can get back into that world with this wonderful series of books with all the daily strips for two years and many of the Sunday [...]

    3. Little Orphan Annie helps raise the Pewters as a newspaper girl, fights for her wages as a waitress, is kidnapped by robbers, is reunited with Daddy Warbucks only to lose him again as he tries to rebuild his fortune, tries to keep her friend from being abused, and uncovers a money laundering scheme while working at a bank. The interesting thing about Little Orphan Annie is that she seems to stand for the average man at the time. Her stories usually revolve around the problems of the working clas [...]

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