Critical Comics

Browse Exhibits (3 total)

Ain't it a Grand and Glorious Feeling?

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This comic consists of short stories following a married couple in the 1920s.

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Foxy Grandpa Shows the Boys Up-to-Date Sports

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Two boys participate in and more importantly challange their Grandfather to different sports. Routinely, Foxy Grandpa not only meets their challenges but far surpasses them. Published by M.A. Donohue & Co. of Chicago in 1908.

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Keeping up with the Joneses

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An American comic strip that depicts the lives of Ma and Pa McGinis as they struggle to "keep up" with the lifestyle of their unseen neighbors, the Joneses. Written by  Arthur R. "Pop" Momand, Keeping Up With The Joneses ran from 1913 to 1938 and popularized the well-know catch phrase "keeping up with the Joneses."

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