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July 18, 1947: The Timeless, Subtle Wit of Ernie Bushmiller’s ‘Nancy’

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. NANCY BY ERNIE BUSHMILLER Panel 1: Exterior, Day. A city sidewalk. Nancy and Sluggo are carrying heavy packages on their shoulders. NANCY: Wow… These packages are … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – Editorial Cartoonist Edmund Waller ‘Ted’ Gale

An original drawing by Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale has been listed on EBay. Waller was a longtime cartoonist who was an institution at The Times, but he quit in 1934 in a disagreement over its editorial policies and went to … Continue reading

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Black comix

Here’s 50 years of "progress" in the portrayal of African Americans in newspapers’ Sunday comic strips. The top panel is from Windsor McCay’s "Little Nemo in Slumberland," as published in The Times on Feb. 9, 1908. To be fair, McCay … Continue reading

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Saturday morning cartoons

  It’s Engineer Bill on the Cartoon Express! (But who is Skipper Frank? That’s a new one on me). Here’s a couple of Bob Clampett cartoons: "Porky in Wackyland," 1938. Wiki entry here. "Russian Rhapsody," 1944. Wiki entry here. Disney’s … Continue reading

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