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Tag Archives: 1950’s
Kay Sage: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow (1957)
Leonora Carrington: And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur (1953)
Kazuo Shiraga: Work II (1958)
Georgy Nissky: Morning on the Volga (1954)
Sister Concilla sets the record straight on labor unions. Note the union bug indicating the comic was printed in a union shop.
For Labor Day: a grave-digger’s strike leads to disasterous consequences in this 1954 story from Voodoo comics:
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
Fan Ho: Surreal Sai Wan (c 1950-1960)
Baffling Mysteries No. 7 (March 1952); art by Lou Cameron, found here.
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.