Tag Archives: 1950’s

1954: Morning on the Volga

Georgy Nissky: Morning on the Volga (1954)

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1959: Capital and Labor

Sister Concilla sets the record straight on labor unions. Note the union bug indicating the comic was printed in a union shop.              

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1954: Zombies, Unite!

For Labor Day: a grave-digger’s strike leads to disasterous consequences in this 1954 story from Voodoo comics:            

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1956: The Hound of Heaven

In 1893, English poet Francis Thompson published a poem called “The Hound of Heaven.” The work is an extended metaphor: as a hound pursues a hare in a hunt, so does God pursue the human soul to restore it to … Continue reading

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1955: 憶西環

Fan Ho: Surreal Sai Wan (c 1950-1960)

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1952: The Grim Thoughts which Harass Me

Baffling Mysteries No. 7 (March 1952); art by Lou Cameron, found here.

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1950: Seascape

A seascape by mid-20th-century French artist Edouard Mandon; title and date unknown. I haven’t been able to find out much about him.

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