These two recently released comics-based biographies of cartoonists are the firsts of their kind, and combined, they cover around 100 comics pioneers.
A notable quote from Dr. Seuss, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 115 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.
Theodor Geisel — best known as "Dr. Seuss" — may be best known for his children's books. Even more intriguing, though, is his colorful past work.