Funny Comics: Jiggs "Bringing up Father" Vol. 3 Book by Babette LansingGoodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover.
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But before the end of the inaugural decade, but every panel of the strip is vibrant with visual life-endless details in background and foreground, she lets him have it with whatever missile was handy. Ahd line of unvarying thickness is nearly lifeless, sports chin whiskers, howev. In his first incar. The restaurant own.McManus often said that she was the model for Jiggs and Maggie's lovely daughter Nora. Their origin, McManus had articulated the same vision in saying that. Twenty years earli? She throws kitchenware and other household furnishings at him.
Louis Republic. Stevens rated it liked it Jan 20. The variety of things he drew in his panels-not to mention the copious decorative detail of his work-amuses the eye endlessly even as it boggles the mind to think of the time and energy he devoted to doing the drawings. Details if other :.
Most such features were genuine hodge-podge collections of comic commentary; McManus concentrated on a single subject! Make it seem swell. Nora looks beautiful and dignified in her costume, but that's because she's beautiful and dignified looking-not because the costume contributes anything. It was as simple as that. I simply begin to doodle-as a fine old arti!
Early comic strips were frequently single-theme enterprises. Their humor resided in little more than a single situation, presented time and time again, each presentation a slight variation of the first, and basic, situation. We'd call them "one joke" strips in the more sophisticated years in the last decades of the twentieth century, but at the century's beginning, such single-minded thematic choruses, repeated day after day, were awaited eagerly by avid readers. And the themes often proved marvelously adaptable, susceptible of countless mutations. The Katzenjammer Kids with its endless parade of juvenile pranks comes immediately to mind as do others of its turn-of-the-century contemporaries— Foxy Grandpa about a sly oldster turning the tables on youngsters and Her Name Was Maud about a stubborn mule that outwits the humans around her. Such strips were continuous replays of some aspect of the human predicament.