Monthly Archives: October 2009

Ted May Confronts

I don’t know why, but this cartoon by Ted May in Vice Magazine made me sad to the bone. (Thanks to Mardouville)

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Whoop It Up

This lovely Li’l Abner advertisment for Cream Of Wheat (As published in True Stories in 1942) was graciously provided by Van Reid.  Many thanks, Van ! (Click the image for the full ad)

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Play Alley Oop at home

This Alley Oop board game was produced by Whitman in 1936, and was put of for auction recently on Heritage Auctions.  Thanks to reader Lyle Tucker, you can now print out the game board, and play Oop yourself (after the … Continue reading

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Bringing Up Father To The Chemist

This shop display, produced by King Features Syndicate, dates from 1951.  It features the main characters from Geo McManus’ strip Bringing Up Father, but it’s not exactly certain wether this is also an actual McManus drawing. (with thanks to Lyle)

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