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  1. Classic!!

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  2. Pogo was actually pretty cerebral stuff. Full of social and political commentary. Way over my head when I was a kid. And when it stepped into the American political scene, I had no to relate with that – though of admired the artwork and caricatures of Agnew and Nixon etc. Kelly got into some hot water over some of that as i recall. So did Al Capp (L’il Abner). I just the characters and the artwork (I studied Art and did a lot of cartooning myself). 1971. I remember that year …42 years ago.

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    • After I got old enough to understand what they were about, I became a real fan of Walt Kelley and Al Capp. If a picture is worth a thousand words, theirs were worth 10,000. Back in those days, everyone got in trouble for saying anything the government didn’t like … which was pretty much everything that wasn’t the current party line. Growing up in the Nixon-Agnew era was — interesting.

      On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 11:05 AM, SERENDIPITY

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