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New Years’ Resolutions Have Always Been Hard

For all our pottymouthed friends

Posted December 26th, 2017

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‘Old Mr. Profanity Makes A New Year's Resolution’ by Walter McDougall was first published in the Chicago Record-Herald on December 27, 1903. It’s reproduced here with the assistance of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum and is from the San Francisco Academy of Comic Art Collection.

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Rise and Shine.

The World is Doomed.

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The Beautiful Game

Posted October 19th, 2017

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Richard F. Outcault’s The Great Football Match Down in Casey's Alley was published in The New York World on December 22, 1895. It is reproduced here with the assistance of The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

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The Brains Behind the Operation

Posted October 5th, 2017

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Thomas Nast’s The Brains was published in Harper’s Weekly on October 21, 1871. It is reproduced here with the assistance of The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

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Unequal Protection

Posted September 21st, 2017

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Thomas Nast’s Is This a Republican Form of Government? was first published in Harper’s Weekly, on September 2, 1876. It is reproduced here with the assistance of The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

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What Lies Beneath

Posted September 7th, 2017

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J.P. Alley’s cartoon, “No wonder he puts a sack over that mug!,” was published by the Memphis Commercial Appeal in 1923. It is reproduced here with the assistance of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

The year this cartoon was published, the newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize “for its courageous attitude in the publication of cartoons and the handling of news in reference to the operations of the Ku Klux Klan.”

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Posted August 24th, 2017

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Greater Changes Will Come by Winsor McCay was first published in The Boston Advertiser and American on December 23, 1917. It is reproduced here with the assistance of The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and is from the Woody Gelman Collection at the Ohio State University.

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