Nouveaux Voyages en Zigzag a la Grande Chartreuse, Autour du Mont Blanc… Rodolphe Töpffer, 1854.

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Töpffer is credited with being the “father of comics”.  Excerpt from Britannica: “The heir to the experiments of the English caricaturists and the father of the comic strip in its modern sense was Rodolphe Töpffer, a schoolmaster of Geneva who was active in the 1830s and ’40s. Largely exempt from the preoccupations of the English caricaturists, Töpffer created a species of absurdist antiheroes who struggled desperately, fruitlessly, and farcically against the…”

Voyages chronicles the adventures of a Swiss schoolteacher and his students.  According to Bibliomaven, they were translated and republished in the late 1800’s for an English-speaking market.

Nouveaux Voyages en Zigzag a la Grande Chartreuse, Autour du Mont Blanc…
Rodolphe Töpffer, 1854.

B-A Note: Additional Info on the author:

Töpffer is credited with being the “father of comics”. Excerpt from Britannica: “The heir to the experiments of the English caricaturists and the father of the comic strip in its modern sense was Rodolphe Töpffer, a schoolmaster of Geneva who was active in the 1830s and ’40s. Largely exempt from the preoccupations of the English caricaturists, Töpffer created a species of absurdist antiheroes who struggled desperately, fruitlessly, and farcically against the…”

Voyages chronicles the adventures of a Swiss schoolteacher and his students. According to Bibliomaven, they were translated and republished in the late 1800’s for an English-speaking market.

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