Here at the Happy Harv’s Homepage, we fulminate about an assortment of topics in the general vicinity of cartooning. Our latest posting, Opus 332, reviews editorial cartoons on the Midterm Election, four new Pogo books, reprints of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not and Puck color cartoons, exposes Wonder Woman, celebrates some comic strip landmarks, and reports on the editorial cartoonists convention in San Francisco. To witness all this (and more), click on the long-suffering rabbit at the right.
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Partway through his discussion, Harvey refers to one of his own comic strips to explain how words and pictures blend to achieve their narrative purpose. The strip he refers to is the second one here; we’ve included the others, before it and after, purely for the sake of context.
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Robert C. Harvey (to disclose his actual name) has been writing about cartooning for well over a quarter of a century, beginning with a column in the Menomonee Falls Gazette (a weekly newspaper of comic strips) in the fall of 1973. A one-time freelance cartoonist (of the "bush league" variety, he says), Harvey has produced published work in nearly all the cartooning venues--comic strips, editorial cartoons, comic books, and magazine cartoons. He is a member of the National Cartoonist Society (NCS), an associate member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists (AAEC), and a member of the Comic Art Professionals Society (CAPS). He has authored several books about cartooning, some of which are alluded to below. If you want the Complete History of the Life and Times of the Happy Harv, click here.
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