Sunday, June 29, 2008

Sunday morning toons: Special "Almost Monday" Edition

Sorry I'm late getting this posted. Without further dilly-dallying, let's kick things off with Daryl Cagle's round-up of political toons for the week. It's full of oil shock, dead satirists, suffering oil executives, and--oddly enough--battery contests.

p3 Picks of the Week: Mike Lane, Jerry Holbert, Scott Stantis, John Branch, Thomas Boldt, and John Cole.

Tributes to George Carlin: Mike Keefe, Mike Lester (yes, Carlin really did say that), Bob Englehart, and Steve Breen.

Ann Telnaes draws a comparison. Boing!

Opus shares grief for a vanishing way of life.

Vintage Popeye cartoons were violent and misogynist, sure, but only a select few celebrated out-and-out sado-masochism like this 1934 piece:

The relationship between Popeye and Olive was, to put it delicately, a complicated one.

p3 Bonus Toon: Jesse Springer salutes the Olympic try-outs in Eugene. (Click to enlarge.)

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