Sunday, December 27, 2015

A Lot to be Said for a Year What Ends with Christmas

I like the half-page 3-tiered format.

And just so you don't panic, 11-22 and 11-29 
have been shown here previously. 

December 6, 1970

6 comments:

  1. Haven't seen much of the ladder-day Pogo strips by Walt Kelly. Thanks for giving the chance to read 'em.
    D.D.Degg

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  2. This format, from personal experience, is a lot of work, but I love them. I just wish they could stack to full page without dumping the center panel.

    This particular one is such a visual treat. I love the dramatic shot sunk in the swamp at the end.

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  3. The page is great. the artwork is great. And your digital work and restauration work on it is tremendous, dear Thom.
    But I have to say, I don't particularly care for the half-page 3-tiered format. Visually it is rather weird. Much to wide and take away your attention to the right side of the page and beyond.
    The Sundays layed out in 4 strips are so much more elegant and pleasing and framing so well the stories.
    That's the big Nr. ! mistake Fantagraphics have done with their reprints. (second mistake: They print them much too small. They're sundays for Chicxulub's sake!)
    Anyway, Thanks a thousand, Thom. It's still beautiful and we owe it to you.

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