Sunday, May 29, 2016

Never Argue with a Furry Godmomma

Over the years, Kelly cast the 3 blind mice into a lot of stories and strips, even if they turned out to be the 3 bears, and really they wasn't allus very blind.

Even if in later years we loved seeing the variant trees in the opening panels, it was nice to see other stuff in the opening panels of early strips, and with lovely colors no less.

March 9, 1952

Wednesday, May 25, 2016


I've had a request to find out if any of you out there have been to the Pogofest in Waycross, Georgia. Can you let me know if you have? Or if you know of anyone that has. 


Sunday, May 15, 2016

Pogo by Pretzel Pflug

I jes' loves it when the cast gets to wear silly hats and and act out furry tails and mess with enchanted dragons and such. This period of Kelly's work is, bar none, my favorite (even over Prehysterical Pogo). And I love seeing this stuff straight from newsprint tear sheets! 

What a treat!

February 24, 1952

For anyone interested, some of Kelly's favorite people were newspapermen, so the Hon. Felix McKnight appears to be this fellow:

Friday, May 13, 2016

Denying' Me My Birthright

If Kelly was still producing a Pogo strip today (if only), Li'l' Awry would still only be a week-old girl rabbit . . .

March 31, 1965

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

A Boon to Womankind

Kelly jes' goes on and on about nothing, but at least we now have Li'l Awry around to make things cute . . .

March 30, 1965

Sunday, May 8, 2016

A Strictly Beautifobble Thought

Such wonderful goodness straight from a newsprint scan!

February 17, 1952