Happy Happy, Joy Joy! Happy Hooligan started today in 1900 with “Opper Art”! Here’s some things Frederick Opper cooked up for Happy’s 8th Birthday (courtesty of Arf Lover Bill Blackbeard):
Here’s some testimonials from Happy’s 31st birthday including one from Calvin Coolidge! (Again, thanks Bill):
BTW there will be plenty of Opper cave men and dinosaur art in the chapter in the upcoming Arf Forum book in the “Yabba Dabba Been Done, Cartoons from the Pre-Flintstone Age” chapter.
And here’s a little bonus for Happy’s 107th birthday. An unpublished sketch of the Hooligans from my own colllection:
— C. Yoe (in the funny papers)