Thursday, June 26, 2008


All way back (October 25, 1936) comes this fabulous little diddy by George Herriman, showing another example of how the newspapers were imaginative times for children and and adults. They have been gone recently but I'm sure they'll be back soon.

Monday, June 23, 2008

A page of Frazetta. . .

. . . to get through the day. Beautiful as always.

Monday, June 16, 2008

One's brief history of Bakshi

One of the most beautifully written remembrances of Ralph Bakshi I have ever read, detailing how his animated classics (Coonskin, Wizards) were truly the work of a talented artist that are distinctively of his time, yet simultaneously timeless. Bravo, Arik Roper.

Thanks to Amid of Cartoon Brew for the scan

Friday, June 13, 2008

View-Master Hanna-Barbera

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Bob Logan has graciously upload these rare View-Masters of Hanna-Barbera characters on their 3-d journey, which look akin to HB meets Rankin-Rankin-Bass or George Pal. Beautiful stuff.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The Crazies (comics that is)

Awesome Ken Kelly Spirit Covers

Another example of Tyer craziness
Love that Lion.

All at

Check it out(also at left, under Worthy Sites)

Monday, June 9, 2008

Virtua (by Dave Sim)

A short feature for Heavy Metal (don't know which one, scans given to me by a friend) by Dave Sim, the extremely eccentric artist behind Cerebus The Aardvark, the 300 issue independent comic book. Some may call it risque, but I call it unusually tasteful, buttressed by great curves and use of negative space.

Sunday, June 8, 2008


A bit of a stroy behind this wonderfully bizarre picture, recalled by none other than the great Will Finn.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Resurgence of Rarebit

I thought of this after the statement my grandmother made during lunch yesterday, that all the great funnies are gone. All the great illustration and fun has been drained out. She mentioned Prince Valiant and lil' Abner, and I thought of this.

And yes, this opinion is very similar to other artists on the net who have blogs. Rather than thinking of it as piggybacking, it merely shows ideas have no copyright on them, and different people in different situations can come to the same conclusions.

My Sunday best to scans_daily