Archive for the ‘comic strips’ Category

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Inbetweens: Frederick Opper From The Chicago Examiner

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The other day, Andy Konkykru of Andy’s Early Comics Archive sent me some scans of cartoons from Hearst’s Chicago Examiner. They’re too good not to share with you. First up is a batch of cartoons by Frederick Burr Opper

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Frederick Burr Opper

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Animation Resources

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Inbetweens: Bud Fisher’s Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher’s Mutt and Jeff was one of the longest running and most influential comic strips ever created. Comedy teams like Laurel and Hardy and Abbott and Costello followed the Mutt and Jeff model and there were dozens of imitators in the comic pages. Here is a gallery of images dating from the early teens all the way through the late seventies…

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Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

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Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Inbetweens: Winsor McCay

Here is a gallery of images by that superhuman draftsman, Winsor McCay.

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Winsor McCay

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