Cartoons from the 1959 book Comic Art in America by Stephen Becker, surveying the history of the medium up until that time. These are from the chapter A Century of Magazines: From Corny Almanacks to The New Yorker
The captions for these cartoon say:
Room and Bored, created by GENE AHERN after he relinquished Our Boarding House. (1957)
J. R. Williams [the Elder], reprinted by NEA in 1959. Machine shops were one of his first loves.
GLUYAS WILLIAMS panel from the thirties. His dissections of Suburbia were delicate and accurate.
DENYS WORTMAN's view of humanity—unvarnished but compassionate. (1935)
The Toonerville Trolley That Meets All Trains—sooner or later. (1949)
LICHTY. Seemingly slapdash, the style suits the attitude perfectly.
FATHER JUSTIN McCARTHY, from More Brother Juniper. (1958)
TAD DORGAN's sidelight on crapshooters, in an Indoor Sports of 1929.
BRIGGS panel from 1922.
H. T. WEBSTER's Caspar Milquetoast in a panel.
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