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  1. 5 months ago on Dick Tracy

    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.

  2. 10 months ago on Mutt & Jeff

    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.

  3. 10 months ago on Mutt & Jeff

    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”.

  4. 11 months ago on Dick Tracy

    Well, Flattop was killed in 1944-45. The things one learns from listening to old radio shows.

  5. 11 months ago on Mutt & Jeff

    Disturbing the peace with his caterwauling…

  6. 12 months ago on Gasoline Alley

    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.

  7. 12 months ago on Gasoline Alley

    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.

  8. about 1 year ago on Tank McNamara

    I guess the hypothethical “cow roll” would take place in France, being inbetween Spain and England…

    Fetchez la vache!

  9. over 1 year ago on Peanuts

    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”.

  10. over 1 year ago on Gasoline Alley

    Not sure, but I really don’t like Walt’s expression in the second panel…