World Encyclopedia of Cartoons III

A. B. Frost in 1883. Peter Arno was one of the few people in the mainstream media to acknowledge non-marital sex, as seen in this cartoon for the New Yorker. 1922 cartoon by Karl Arnold for Simplicissimus, Frank Beard for Judge . Year unknown. Cyril Keith Bird a/k/a Fougasse. Miguel Covarrubias, the Al Hirschfeld of Mexico, or maybe it was the other way around, in Life. Gus Dirks in…

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World Encyclopedia of Cartoons II

More old-timey stuff from 1980’s The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons The Arkansas Trapper’s Mistake by Caran D’Ache circa 1875, also featured in one of the early issues of Mad Even back then they were doing shit jokes. The Tail Maketh the Dog ca. 1880, by Frank “Chip” Bellew. An Explosive Hug, also by Frank “Chip” Bellew. by A. B. Frost , 1884. A collection of his stuff recently came…

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World Encyclopedia of Cartoons

When I can’t find any links to the artists I feature, I consult this book. It was written in 1980 but that’s okay because the artist either died before the book was published or didn’t do much since then. I’ve had it since I was a teenager. It’s 676 pages. The editor, Maurice Horn, did all kinds of cartoon and comics history books like The World Encyclopedia of Comics,…

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CARTOON CAVALADE: World War I and the Impudent Decade

Clare Briggs, New York Tribune 1917 Eugene “ZIM” Zimmerman, Judge 1917 Torbell, Life 1917 Orson Lowell, Judge 1917 Thomas Starling Sullivant, Life 1918 Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling, Des Moines Register 1918 Ellison Hoover, Life 1920 Clare Briggs, New York Tribune 1920 Here’s a two-pager from Henry Mayo Bateman, Golden Book 1921 Thomas Starling Sullivant, Life 1922 McGurk, New York American 1922 James Robert Williams, The World 1924 “Marge” Henderson…

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