Sunday, June 20, 2021

Smart Dumbasses

Sunday Leftover Day. 

Here's an almost 50 years old B.C. gag that shows how well Johnny Hart and his writers understood human nature.


After preparing some Beetle Bailey's I went to work on another classis (and another one of my favorites). Here are some more B.C. Sunday gags. For me, Johnny Hart was the best actual cartoonist among his fellow newspaper strip makers. The expressiveness of his characters is fenomenal. Some of these are from 1976, when for some reason all the slapstick seemed to disappear from the Sunday gags. I only found out later that most of that returned later that decade. What happened there? Was he no able to give it his all in those years? 

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