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In answer to a question in Comments

Bob posted this in Comments: I can’t get the image of the Mad Slapper and Mongolya having sex out of my mind. Let alone explain how Arnold got pregnant too. Bud, whatever you do, please do NOT draw a picture … Continue reading

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The Gumps

The Gumps was a tremendously popular strip that ran from 1917… It actually lasted until 1959, but its creator, Sidney Smith was killed in an auto accident in 1935. He had just that day signed a contract which paid him … Continue reading

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Fred Lasswell

Here’s the wiki link I never thought Snuffy Smith was very funny. But in real life, Fred was one of the funniest persons I ever knew. Billy DeBeck hired him in 1933 to help with Barney Google. Fred was mainly … Continue reading

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Nothing today

And I’ll bet you’re not too disappointed. . . . . .

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Time to throw them out!

That post where I had the page from the Book Fair wasn’t from 1971. I don’t know how that got in there. It was September 2001. I corrected it on the earlier post. It was a bad book fair for … Continue reading

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New Book

I’ve been very busy, that’s why I’m behind in my email. I’ll catch up this week. I’ve been putting together another collection, 2015-2016. And there’s a ton of other things keeping me busy. (Although I did manage to take Frau … Continue reading

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Now for something completely different…

…Quoting Monty Python I found this among my old papers. It’s the original sheet music for Love Me Tender: You notice that it says “Words and Music by Elvis”? WRONG! You might know that the music was a Civil War … Continue reading

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Friday

I took Frau Grace fishing today. Film tomorrow . . . . . Notice the nice lettering. I created a set of fonts, five sets if I remember correctly. And I wrote a little routine to alternate between the sets … Continue reading

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Billy DeBeck

Of course Billy created the strip Barney Google. He was one of the real giants in cartooning. I was a big fan as a kid. I loved his style. Read about him and Barney and Sparkplug.  Billy moved in high … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 29

Ran out of time today. I’m due at the bar. . . . . .

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