Thursday, March 31, 2011

Alley Oop: Remember me to Moo

Alley Oop returns to Moo, accompanied by riverboat gambler Texas Jack East. There's something wrong in this 1957 comic strip sequence by V. T. Hamlin, one in Moo recognizes Oop!

The first part of this story is here.

Comic strips are from May 2 to July 2, 1957.

Alley Oop Copyright © 1957 NEA Service, Inc.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Eveready GI cartoons

In 1944 and '45 Eveready Batteries were advertised with full-page cartoon ads relating to GIs (and flashlights!) on the back covers and interiors of comic books. These ads all came from DC Comics of the period. Cartoonists represented in these ads are Frank Beaven, Louis Priscilla, Dick Mackay, Syd Hoff, Reamer Keller, Paul McCarthy, Sid Hix and George Wolfe.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Jack Davis meets Abe Lincoln

Jack Davis's illustrations for MEET ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Barbara Cary.

Copyright © 1965 Random House.