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Monday, July 1st, 2013

Early Cartoonists: Wilhelm Busch’s “The Virtuoso” & “New Years Eve” 1865

This remarkable early comic includes several visual gags you will recognize from much later cartoons… Virgil Partch’s multiple fingers, the Warner Bros smear between poses, Rod Scribner’s giant eyeball take from “Book Revue”, etc.

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Silentium

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Introduzione

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Scherzo

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Adagio

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Adagio con Sentimento

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Piano

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Smorzando

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Maestoso

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Capriccioso

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Passagio Chromatico

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Fuga des Diavolo

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Forte Vivace

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Fortissimo Vivacissimo

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Finale Furioso

Wilhelm Busch The Virtuoso
Bravo Bravissimo

RETURNING HOME LATE AFTER NEW YEARS’ EVE

Wilhelm Busch New Year's Eve
Wilhelm Busch New Year's Eve
Wilhelm Busch New Year's Eve
Wilhelm Busch New Year's Eve

From Andy’s Early Comics Archive