Sunday, March 16, 2014

Pics from the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Exhibit, "Substance and Shadow: the Art of the Cartoon"

                                                    Jeff Smith art from Bone.

                                    Milton Caniff art from Terry and the Pirates.

                                         Chester Gould art from early Dick Tracy.

Winsor McCay explosion.

Hal Foster art from Prince Valiant. Notice Foster's influence on Barry Windsor Smith in the second panel.

Sergio Aragones art.

Jack Kirby and Frank Giacoia art from Captain America.

Neal Adams art from the famous "Answer me that, Mr. Green Lantern!" story.

Winsor McCay editorial art.

New Yorker art by Roz Chast

 Hulk art by Marie Severin.

Mutt and Jeff art by Bud Fisher.

Blondie, by Chic Young.

Mort Walker's Beetle Bailey.

Guess who?

More McCay.

George Herriman's Krazy Kat.

Cliff Sterrett art from Polly and Her Pals.

Robert Crumb.

John Buscema Conan art (inked by Rudy Nebres?)

Chris Ware.

Fred Lasswell (or Bllly DeBeck?) art for Barney Google and Snuffy Smith.

Gorgeous Roy Crane art for Wash Tubbs and Captain Easy.

E.C. Segar?

Basil Wolverton's take on FDR

Close up of Carl Barks pencils.

Animation cel art.

Felix the Cat, by Otto Messmer.

Floyd Gottfredson's Mickey Mouse.

Billy, from The Family Circus, by Bill Keane 

McCay again, drawn for his animated film, Gertie the Dinosaur.

Cartoonist Max Ink, enjoying the exhibit. 

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Gatomuerte said...

very very jealous Michael. don't think that that is Nebres on the Conan, maybe Ernie Chan or Dezuniga? (not flowery enough for Nebres to my eye.)

Michael N. said...

Don't think it was Chan. Probably Dezuniga. Billy Ireland's next exhibit is Bill Watterson, starting this Friday night.

John Freeman said...

Great selection, Michael! Thanks for sharing.