Sunday, April 27, 2014


Another Sunday, WHAM BAM, another Pogo!

July 6, 1969

Friday, April 25, 2014

See if You Can Help Elmer

Our friend Barry sent over some nice scans of all the pages from Looney Tunes (and Merry Melodies) #4. Nestled on the inside back cover is a swell Walt Kelly rendition of Elmer Fudd, somehow set down in the land of Kelly as the old woman in the shoe! 

What fun, sez I.

Thanks Barry!

Okay, full confession! I colorized the body of the shoe, as it was plain ol' black and white in the comic book and just cried out for something to give it substance. I wonder why they didn't color it.


I got an email, asking to see the original raw scan. Here it be:

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Ready to Resist

That last panel is a honey. I loves a Kelly poo-rade!

June 29, 1969

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Off Topic, But Certainly Important

Off topic, but certainly important to the future of this blog:

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image circa 1900

Cheerful Charlies is Allus Ready

I think a lot of general readers of the time would have no idea what was going on here or what the dialogue was all about, sort of like how it was in Krazy Kat's day. 

Still a lot of bleed-through from the other side that cleaned up pretty well. The colorizing was a bit dull other than a sudden red panel.

June 15, 1969