Strips for Action

Collection Six in Elevator World’s Hall of Humor

by William C. Sturgeon

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Periodically, the graphic humorist required a cartoon strip to tell his story to fellowmen — almost always without captions. The so-called “funnies” or “comics” in daily newspapers present the storyline through a series of balloons encapsulating the speech of characters — narratives wrapped in graphics. The essentially wordless strips drawn by ELEVATOR WORLD cartoonists were, and are, especially enjoyed by international readers. But what of “Captions in search of a cartoon”?

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