Thursday, September 25, 2014

How To Torture!



I don't know what it was exactly which attracted my attention to this pair of 1948 comics, save perhaps for my own decades-long marriage. I'm reminded that for a very long time comics were for adults and reflected the day-to-day concerns of adults, especially richly funny results of the interaction of the two sexes.

H.T. Webster, a local boy from Parkersburg, West Virginia is the cartoonist and though mostly forgotten today, is most remembered for his strip The Timid Soul which gave us the name "Caspar Milquetoast". For more of his material check this out and this

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