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May 18, 2007 5:25 AM   Subscribe

The Evolution of Modern Speech balloons (in painting and caricature). One small part of Andy's Early Comics Archive.
posted by anastasiav (10 comments total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
Brilliant, thank you!!!
posted by Alvy Ampersand at 5:35 AM on May 18, 2007

Some of this was covered in Scott McCloud's brilliant Comics trilogy. Not as many examples, but with more discussion of the details.
posted by DU at 5:38 AM on May 18, 2007

Looks like this was posted before, but the site has changed.
posted by greasepig at 5:50 AM on May 18, 2007

So when are they going to make a movie of Horrid Hellish Popish-Plot?
posted by languagehat at 7:04 AM on May 18, 2007 [1 favorite]

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posted by carmen at 8:17 AM on May 18, 2007

I'm pretty sure the Yellow Kid is a demon from Hell that has plagued my nightmares for years.
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