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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Little Johnny & the Taffy Possums: Tigwissel Christmas #4

For Christmas, we conclude our Santa in various mechanical transport comics, with a 1909 episode of Little Johnny & the Taffy Possums, by John R. Bray (art) and Robert D. Towne (script), featuring Santa delivering his presents by dirigible. Little Johnny ran on the rear cover of Judge magazine, plus was reprinted in some newspapers in their Sunday Comics section. The title began life as Little Johnny & the Teddy Bears (1907-08), with Possums replacing the Bears in 1909.

Click on the above comic strip, to view it in detail, and read its captions.

Doug Wheeler

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