Sunday, June 5, 2011

An Illustrated History of the Funny Papers (NY Times book review)

Book Review - The Comics - By Brian Walker - NYTimes.com


Old-timey Barney Google humor


In 1906, the poet Ralph Bergengren, in the name of “common sense and Christianity,” denounced the Sunday comics supplement as “pandemonium, . . . the clamor of hooting mobs, the laughter of imbeciles, and the crash of explosives.”

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