Saturday, September 28, 2013

Translate It in Our Imagination

Greetings and hallucinations! I am slowly getting back on track, but still haven't felt like doing any scanning. I DID take time to pull up an interesting item that has been in a deep file for YEARS now. This was sent over so long ago by Michel Francois (Hi Michel! Thank you for your support, encouragement and patience!). This is a 30 page supplement presented in Spirou magazine, in France. The text is in French, so it's perfect for our Friends-in-Kelly-in-France, and for all you Francophiles. For the rest of us, well, we could wear out Google Translator or we can just enjoy the drawings themselves and translate it in our imagination.

I believe this is a daily run in the late '60s, that has not yet been reproduced in an American edition. I used to have every daily from 1964 on, but I tragically divested myself of them before ever knowing that personal scanners existed—so I can't confirm any information about this run. We can tell, though, that Churchy's bearded uncle is bouncing around and Pogo takes a dive into the air.

So, I'm sorry we're still not up to Sunday speed here, at least we have this segment out of deep storage and up for viewing. I had to extract the pages from a PDF, modify them, put a border on each page and get them loaded into this blog. Sorry Michel that it took so dodblamed long to do all that, but ever so much thanks for sharing!


Sunday, September 15, 2013

Coloring Book

I'm still not able to function normally (whatever state of reality THAT is). The doctor calls it 'exhaustion', I call it 'too pooped to pop'. I guess I've been burning candles at both ends and beyond. With all the other stuff I've been doing, I haven't used the scanner in several weeks now (it used to be a nightly chore), so for now I need to use other folks' scans to keep the Kelly spirit alive, though we WILL get back to my Pogo Sunday strip collection in time.

You've prolly seen this cover before, but this scan by Jim Engel was too pretty to not show here (with just a teeny color tweak by me). Remember, I'm hoping to live long enough to eventually post nearly everything Kelly's ever drawn, whether we've seen it a thousand times or but never before.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sorry, I'll post soon. I don't feel well.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Pogo on a Pogo Stick

I'm poohed out from publishing the Kelly tribute and catching up on all the stuff I've been ignoring. No Sunday strip today, but don't go away empty handed. Here's a somewhat iconic panel: