Sunday, May 27, 2012

Death Insurance

Kelly took on topics that no other comical strip would touch.

August 18, 1963

Thursday, May 24, 2012

It's Time

It's time to start considering third party candidates . . .

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Plucky Bug Spirit

Another Sunday here at Whirled of Kelly. How time do fly!

August 11, 1963

Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Kelly's art is just innately joyful, full of joy. This little number strikes me as a joyful version of "the dance band on the Titanic". Music coming out of a telescope is far-sighted.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

The Sphinx of Manana

This strip from 49 years ago seems a bit prescient regarding a portable teevee, not too far off from all these folks I see with their eyes glued to their smartphones, watching Hulu and such. 49 years ago I was a kid with my ear glued (almost literally) to a transistor radio's live coverage of the World Series. Media may change over time, but we are forever more going to be plugged into some device or other to keep entertained and/or informed. Kelly saw it coming.

October 20, 1963