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Category Archives: Comics
Antoine Sausverd over at Töpfferiana has unearthed some contributions by Alfred Zantzinger Baker to the French children’s magazine La jeunesse illustré, 1906-1907 (Gallica). I have now created a set of pages which, besides providing information on Baker and his toy … Continue reading
Another late strip from Peter Newell‘s series Polly Sleepyhead; it is from 1907, but I do not know the date:
In the last episodes of Peter Newell’s The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead the naps disappear, not only from the title: she is now the intended victim of Tom and Dicky’s practical jokes, but she regularly manages to inadvertedly turn the … Continue reading
Gustave Verbeek’s The Terrors of the Tiny Tads strip for 17 September 1913, from the Boston Sunday Post.
More Terrors of the Tiny Tads by Gustave Verbeek, from 15 February 1914:
The early newspaper comic supplements used a wide variety of materials to fill their pages, among them alphabets — which could be put to several uses: satiric or purely nonsensical — seem to have been particularly appreciated. Here is an … Continue reading
Gustave Verbeek’s Stories without Words, from the Public Ledger, Philadelphia, for Sunday 13 June 1909. The series reprints strips that had already been published in magazines years before.
A late, and, I’m sorry to say, very misogynistic episode of the Terrors of the Tiny Tads by Gustave Verbeek; 28 June 1914:
Here is another colour full page of The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead by Peter Newell; for 8 April 1906.