Thursday, 12 August 2010


This Goofy gag comics from the cover of no. 486 (dated March 5th, 1949) of Britain's Mickey Mouse comics magazine is one of the better British-made gags featured on the covers of this magazine. Not only is the humour well-thought, but the art of the splash panel is excellent in my opinion.
The below cover of the preceeding issue is also noteworthy. It actually features a re-drawn and abridged version of an American Sunday newspaper strip from 1945 with a new (British-made) splash panel, adding a distinctly local cultural flavor with reference to British obsession for afternoon tea:

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