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:

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

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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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