Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The Sad State Of Newspaper Cartooning

Popeye is starting up a newspaper, but needs a key position filled...but not if it costs too much:

Ho ho, ho ho.

And let's meet the applicant:

"Gook, The Spook"?? Can you even say that in 2012?

E.C. Segar takes aim at his own profession in Thimble Theatre, January 2 1934, as reprinted in Fantagraphics Popeye Volume Four.

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