As we’ve rolled out the welcome mat to many an oddity before, it surely was only a matter of time before Billy Block and Robby Rubber Boy showed up to join the party. Presented here is the entire run, a total of two strips, which you now must decide for yourself whether or not comes as welcome relief. Did Holz have more of these in him? Did he look at what he had unleashed upon a fragile comics readership and choose to walk away? We may never know…
I’m not sure what brought together the skills of legendary artists A.D. Condo and Johnny Gruelle for one super panel, but I do know I like it. According to the Oxford Dictionary online, Shanks’s Pony is “used to refer to one’s own legs and the action of walking as a means of conveyance.” It is my new goal to drop that one into casual conversation sometime soon.
I’m not sure who the creator is behind Resolutions, the signature appears to be a “W” in a circle; anyone have any ideas? There aren’t too many of them, one imagines the artist started with the best of intentions and then slipped back into old habits…
This piece appeared in papers 100 years ago. Written by Nixola Greeley-Smith, illustrated by E.R. Higgins.
Mr. True would rather you:
a) keep your unsolicited film commentary to yourself
b) keep your stinking smoking habit to yourself
c) keep your filthy germs to yourself
d) all of the above
(no fair scrolling down until you have circled your choice on the monitor)
An unusual departure for today’s Everett Truesday feature, Everett True’s Correspondence gives our favorite curmudgeon vigilante a forum from which to dispense his own brand of advice. By “his own brand”, of course, you’ll read “violence-laden”. Start with the example above and proceed forward to get an eyeful of Ev’s problem-solving abilities…