In the 1952 presidential race, The Crimson
decided neither General Dwight D. Eisenhower nor Illinois Gov. Adlai Stevenson were good enough to endorse, so the paper went for a certain possum from Okefenokee Swamp: Pogo
. Buttons were made, campaign was waged and Pogo's creator, Walt Kelly was invited to give a speech. When he was delayed coming in to Harvard from the airport, riots broke out
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posted by MartinWisse
on Oct 21, 2012 -
I love Walt Kelly's art work
. I also love the comic strip created by Walt Kelly called Pogo. Man I wish Pogo was still around. Walt Kelly was a great artist and created a wonderful comic strip. Check this blog out that was created by a Kelly fan.
posted by ilovecomix
on Dec 21, 2009 -
, the best comic strip ever? Close but no cigar. Pogo? Peanuts? Calvin
? Good choices all, but still wrong. Krazy Kat
you say? Again I shake my head sadly, friend. For Mr. Dave Astor has finally stepped forward to settle this debate once and for all. The greatest comic strip ever appearing on newsprint? Why, it's For Better or For Worse
of course. Let the debate begin.
posted by ktoad
on Aug 22, 2006 -