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EISNER NOMINATED - BEST ARCHIVAL COLLECTION/PROJECT-SERIES!
Wanted! A million boys and girls to join Orphan Annie as she excapes teh orphanage, meets "Daddy" Warbucks, rescues Sandy, battles crooks, thieves adn killers, joins the circus, and fights it out along (well, sort of)!
Volume One of The Complete Orphan Annie contains more than 1,000 daily comics in nine complete stories, from the very first strip in August 1924 through October 1927. In the pages of â€œWill Tomorrow Ever Come?â€ readers will discover how Annie escapes the orphanage and is ultimately adopted by â€œDaddy;â€ how she finds that loveable mutt Sandy and rescues him from being tortured; how she meets the Silos, who become recurring characters throughout the series; how she joins the circus and first encounters Pee Wee the elephant; and how, broke and alone, she hits the road on a succession of dangerous yet spiritually uplifting adventures. This volume also includes an index, and a biographical essay by Jeet Heer.
In Volume Two, "The Darkest Hour is Just Before Dawn," America's spunkiest kid stands for fair play as she gives the scoundrels and rats their just desserts! 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. 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.