Swipes File #2: Show me the money

The Comics Journal had an interesting feature called the “swipes file” where they showed two comics or cartoons by different creators with very similar formatting. In that spirit, I offer a series of mash-ups (or possibly swipes) on similar topics from some of my archival research.

Today, let’s have a look at how elected band chiefs are depicted in cartoons in Canada:

Everett Soop, Kainai News, September 1968

Everett Soop, Kainai News, September 1968

Bruce Mackinnon, November 2010

Bruce MacKinnon, November 2010

Haves and have-nots are part of a timeless theme, really:

J.W. Bengough, "The Social Question," Chalk Talks, Toronto, 1922.

J.W. Bengough, “The Social Question,” Chalk Talks, Toronto, 1922. (Via G. Bruce Retallak’s 780+ page dissertation.)

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