Tag Archives: Al Capp

Weekend wonders : Fearless Fosdick

Somebody is releasing scans for a truckload of old All-Star Westerns these days, with the ads included.  So, since this weekend is full to the brim with social obligations (so to speak), I’ll throw some of those your way and … Continue reading

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Li’l Abner War Bonds Poster (continued)

Almost a year ago I posted a War Bonds Poster that featured Al Capp’s Li’l Abner.  Apparently this struck a chord, because I received quite a few comments and questions as a result of that post. One of the Ephemerist‘s … Continue reading

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My name is Eilrahc !

Al Capp’s Fearless Fosdick gets the traditional DC don’t-say-your-name-backwards in this 1955 ad for Wildroot hair products.

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Lap it up, son !

This gem by Al Capp from the september 9, 1946 issue of Life Magazine, comes your way courtesy of the wonderful Van Reid, purveyor of ceaseless graphic wonderment.

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Fearless Fosdick’s hair is perfect

From Big Town #35, 1955. I’m not sure whether Capp did this strip himself. The type looks genuine enough, as does Fosdick (although there’s a suspicous lack of holes in his body), but I have my doubts about the prisoners.

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Al Capp War Bonds Poster

As we’re heading onwards in what’s turning into a veritable non sequitur week, here’ a war poster by Al “Li’l Abner” Capp, as sent to me in the heydays of the Ephemerist mailing list…

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40 Part 7 – Advice Fo’ Chillun

A couple of years ago I won an Ebay auction for some envelopes, featuring art from Al Capp‘s Advice Fo’ Chillun. Little did I know that they proved to be customised envelopes, with the art lovingly glued to them by … Continue reading

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