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Archie's Mad House The Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories
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Archie: Seven Decades of America's Favorite Teenagers... And Beyond! Archie: Seven Decades of America's Favorite Teenagers... And Beyond!
Dick Briefer's Frankenstein Dick Briefer's Frankenstein
Barney Google: Gambling, Horse Races, and High-Toned Women Barney Google: Gambling, Horse Races, and High-Toned Women
Felix The Cat: The Great Comic Book Tails Felix The Cat: The Great Comic Book Tails
Klassic Krazy Kool Kids Komics The Golden Collection of Klassic Krazy Kool KIDS KOMICS"
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Dan DeCarlo's Jetta Dan DeCarlo's Jetta
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The Complete Milt Gross Comic Books and Life Story The Complete Milt Gross Comic Books and Life Story
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The Art of Ditko
The Art of Ditko
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The Greatest Anti-War Cartoons
The Great Anti-War Cartoons
Introduction by Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus
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Boody: The Bizarre Comics of Boody Rogers
Boody: The Bizarre Comics of Boody Rogers
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Focus on Cartoonists: Cartoons Magazine Centennial 1913

Before we reach month’s end, it’s time we review the Focus on Cartoonists pages from the March 1913 issue of Cartoons Magazine. Above, Robert Minor, Jr. writes about the cartoonist’s art. Click on the above & below pagees, to enlarge and read them. Below, Henry C. Williamson continues his series on 19th century cartooning, writing […]

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 […]

Santa and His Flying Machines: Tigwissel Tuesdays #45

For our second week in the March of Progress in Santa Science, we have more excerpts from my (unpublished) project collecting Victorian Age through WW I Christmas cartoons & comics. In more modern times, (particularly during the Space Race / Apollo Program), one can find such cartoons as Santa straddling space rockets, or, of him […]

Santa by Auto: Tigwissel Tuesdays #44

Today, the March of Progress in Santa Transportation Technology, using cartoons from one page of a Victorian/Pre-Depression I Christmas Comics book I put together, for which the publishing deal fell through. As we can see by these cartoons, Santa is constantly looking to improve on his methods of Christmas Toy Delivery. By replacing his apparently […]

The Yarns of Captain Fibb: Tigwissel Tuesdays #28

Above, for this week’s Tigwissel Tuesdays episode in comic science, we look at The Yarns of Captain Fibb, by artist Charles W. Kahles. Captain Fibb ran in Judge magazine from 1908 to 1910, involving ridiculous stories by the drunken sea captain. In this tale, taken from its reprinting in the April 1910 issue of Judge’s […]

Michael Angelo Woolf’s Waif Collections

Michael Angelo Woolf (above, left; born 1837), worked as a cartoonist from the 1850′s, until his death on March 4th, 1899. His work appeared in nearly all of the New York City-published comic periodicals of that period, as well as the many non-comic, but still cartoon carrying, publications by Harper and Frank Leslie. He was […]

Teddy Roosevelt’s Christmas Dreams

Coming Events Cast Their Dreams Before, from the December 26th, 1903 issue of Judge magazine, depicting President Teddy Roosevelt, dreaming on Christmas Eve of his hoped for re-election in 1904. We’ll be seeing much more of Teddy Roosevelt, his fights against the Trusts (i.e., monopolies), and his 1912 run for President as a third party […]

Christmas Waifs 6

We return with another Michael Woolf cartoon — Only a Dream — from the December 1899 Waifs issue of Judge’s Library. Click on the above cartoon, to view a larger version. To find previous posts involving Christmas Comics, click here. Doug Wheeler Christmas Comics WaifComics JudgeMag

Christmas Waifs 5

Above, Cultivated Taste. From the 1895 (December 7th) Christmas Judge. Click on the above cartoon, to view a larger version, and read the caption. To find previous posts involving Christmas Comics, click here. Doug Wheeler Christmas Comics WaifComics JudgeMag

Christmas Waifs 1

Above, Her Small Wish, from the December 1899 issue of Judge’s Library. A monthly magazine, Judge’s Library reprinted material from earlier issues of Judge, organizing each issue by a theme. The December 1899 issue’s title theme was Waifs, and was dominated by the cartoons of Michael Woolf, whose work began appearing in the 1850′s. He […]

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