(Budapest): Magyar-Szovjet Társaság Lap- és Mozgalmianyag Kiadó Vállalat - Magyar-Szovjet Társaság Képzőművészeti Szakosztálya (Egyetemi Nyomda), 1952. With illustration on each page. First Hungarian edition. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers, printed in blue. 44 p. Chipped at corners, overall in fine condition.
History of Kukryniksy, the group of three anti-fascist graphic artists, illustrators of the satirical magazine “Krokodil”, the most important propaganda cartoonists of the USSR. The name Kukryniksy is an acronym formed from the artists names (Mikhail Kupriyanov, Porfiri Krylov, Nikolai Sokolov). Written by their friendly competitors, the cartoonist Boris Yefimov, and the graphic artist and art critic Mark Lvovich Ioffe who was their fellow student at VKhUTEMAS.