Swipes File #6: Penguins

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 look at penguins in Canadian cartoon and comic history:


Grip, 29 September 1883. (Image links to full text of A Caricature History of Canadian Politics.)


Adrian Dingle’s detective, “The Penguin,” from the 1940s. (Image link jumps to the rest of the issue!)

And just one more thing, from the United States, no less:

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