We have a corner of our drawing room library set aside for books on our favorite president, Abraham Lincoln. But the Step-Up Books edition of "Meet Abraham Lincoln" is a particular favorite, because it features lavish art from MAD Magazine great Jack Davis! Here's a sample:
Check out the cross-hatching on either side of Abe's geturing arm, as the clouds peter out. Is it meant to evoke a flock of birds in the sky?
The only thing is it wasn't made in the "comic book" style. Otherwise, I think it would have been an important piece in the story of historical comics, like the works of Jack Jackson, Marjane Satrapi, and Nathan Hale.