Origins of the Sunday Comics by Peter Maresca

Origins of the Sunday Comics

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  1. Buzza Wuzza

    Buzza Wuzza said, about 1 year ago

    Do you think those background colors are watercolor? How did they get that effect in 1900?

  2. Roger Rochefort

    Roger Rochefort GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    What do the labels on the statues say? They are illegible.

  3. davidf42

    davidf42 said, about 1 year ago

    1 – The Great American Holiday House
    2 – The Brooklynite
    3 – The Commuter
    4 – That Boy!
    5 – The Matinee Girl (The little box on the side is labeled “Candy.”)
    6 – “British and Boer Alliance” Wuxtry!
    7 – The Man With the Hoe
    8 – The Gum Chewer
    9 – The Mormon

  4. listmom

    listmom said, about 1 year ago

    @davidf42

    Thanks for those — most of them I got, except 1 and 9. However, on closer inspection, I think #1 is:
    The Great American Railway Hogge (which makes more sense)

  5. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, about 1 year ago

    Number 1 is “Ye Great American Railway Hogge”

  6. Roger Rochefort

    Roger Rochefort GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Thanks folks. I couldn’t make them out.

  7. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    @davidf42

    wuxtry
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    English
    Interjection

    wuxtry

    (dated, slang or dialect) Alternative form of extra. (the cry of a newspaper-seller)  [quotations ▼]

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