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Friday, January 22nd, 2016

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…

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

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Bud Fisher Mutt and Jeff

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Inbetweens: Winsor McCay

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

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

Winsor McCay

RECOMMENDED BOOKS


John Canemaker’s biography of Winsor McCay belongs in every library, and Sunday Press’s full scale reprints of Little Nemo in Slumberland are stunning. Pick them up at Amazon.

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Inbetweens: Gene Hazelton’s Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

My Facebook friend, animator Donald Parmele tells me these strips are by Harvey Eisenberg. Hazelton may have had some input since he was the Art Director of the Hanna Barbera strips.

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip

Gene Hazelton Flintstones Comic Strip