Not to mention he’s got Alzheimer’s, according to his wife who recently said all Tony can remember is performing.
The funniest thing about all this is that Tonsils was basically a parody of Johnnie Ray, whose torch songs were hugely popular back in the pre-RnR days but eventually fell into obscurity.
This is actually a very late M&J strip, as it features an unusual byline reading “Created by Bud Fisher” in lieu of a proper signature.
Was it in about 1945? There have been quite a few strips from that year recently, taking in account the references to the United Nations, cigarette shortages and “Don’t Fence Me In”.
Well, Flattop was killed in 1944-45. The things one learns from listening to old radio shows.
Disturbing the peace with his caterwauling…
In a couple of months I’ll check back the dailies at least for a couple of weeks. That’s what newspaper feature editors do.
Seems I’ll be visiting GA solely on Sundays for a while as the daily continuities have been quite boring lately.0.
And if you excuse me, I have to board the train to Anaheim, Azusa and Cuc… amonga.
I guess the hypothethical “cow roll” would take place in France, being inbetween Spain and England…
Fetchez la vache!
Back in 1974, most films were either rated “R” or “X”. Nowadays, you just can’t find a film that’s not rated “PG-13”.
Not sure, but I really don’t like Walt’s expression in the second panel…