Saturday, December 24, 2016
Rube Goldberg Wishes You a Merry Christmas
Over the course of his 35 years or so as a daily and Sunday newspaper humor cartoonist, Rube Goldberg celebrated many Christmases in pen and...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The Comic Writing of Harry J. Tuthill in The Bungle Family
Let's be honest: Harry J. Tuthill's Bungle Family comics are extremely wordy. This can be daunting. It takes some work to read al...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
A Toothful Espisode of W.R. Bradford's John Dubbalong (1911)
Yesterday, I had a tooth pulled. I confess, I was quite brave. I went in with nary a protest, and uttered only two groans at the procedure...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Blowing Rainbows: Paul Bunyan in Gene Ahern's The Squirrel Cage
Gene Ahern's masterpiece, The Squirrel Cage , had several interesting phases throughout its approximate 15-year run from 1937-1952. ...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Rube Goldberg's April Fool's Day Comics
Of all the great American newspaper comic strip cartoonists, Rube Goldberg perhaps most embraced the spirit of the repressed mischievous p...
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