Monday, December 09, 2013

The Weather Outside Is Delightful

Monday Cartoon Day.

One of the enduring qualities of Walt Kelly was that he could create a vigntte drawing like no one else. For a long time in 1952 (and probably some time before that) he did smal 'weather cartoons' for the papers that ran his strip Pogo. They were good advertising and the papers loved using them. There are som edoubles, but still the variety from just less than two months is staggering.


Chris Smigliano said...

The entire series of these were printed in Bill Crouch Jr's Book, POGO EVEN BETTER, one of a series of compliation paperbacks that reprinted articles from the Fanzine THE OKEFENOKEE TIMES. Six large-size thick paperbacks were printed each with at least a year's worth of Dailies, Many Sundays, and LOTS of other Kelly/Pogo related art and articles.

Ger Apeldoorn said...

I have those, but had not looked in them for a long time. Great books, lots to see and read.