Monsters, Part 1: Hydra Round-up

Adding to last week’s collection of hydras and other many-headed monsters, I give you some more hydras, along with dragons and sundry beasts:

c1906, Californians as we see 'em

c1906, Californians as we see ’em

"Dealing with the Dragon," 1926, Donald McRitchie

“Dealing with the Dragon,” 1926, Donald McRitchie, Halifax Herald

This one is punny:

"A Hydro-Headed Monster," Donald McRitchie - Halifax Herald - 1921

“A Hydro-Headed Monster,” 1921,
Donald McRitchie, Halifax Herald

Two more cartoons from Canadian collections:

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“Quebec Hydra,” c 1944, John Collins, via McCord Museum

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“Nazi Hydra Made in Germany,” c 1930s, George Racey, via McCord Museum

 

Another World War II item:

"Neville and the Hydra, or Nearly through," 29 June 1938, Punch

“Neville and the Hydra, or Nearly through,” 29 June 1938, Punch

Fast-forwarding a bit to more recent history:

25 March 2004, Tim Dolighan

25 March 2004, Tim Dolighan

There are more images here:

– “Mormon Hydra (1 of 2),” The Juvenile Instructor, by Edje Jeter (21 July 2013)

– “Mormon Hydra (2 of 2),” The Juvenile Instructor, by Edje Jeter (28 July 2013)

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