The Last Great Adventure Strip: ‘Modesty Blaise and Peter O’Donnell’

The Last Great Adventure Strip: ‘Modesty Blaise and Peter O’Donnell’
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

Funnies Farrago examines “Modesty Blaise and Peter O’Donnell” – the last great adventure comic strip! He calls her “Princess,” and that, it turns out, is the consummate expression, … Read more The Last Great Adventure Strip: ‘Modesty Blaise and Peter O’Donnell’

Cartoonist Henry Boltinoff: His Signature Was Everywhere

Cartoonist Henry Boltinoff: His Signature Was Everywhere
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

His iconic signature could be found in magazines, comic books and comic strips. Funnies Farrago on Henry Boltinoff. Henry Boltinoff died April 26, 2001. He had been a … Read more Cartoonist Henry Boltinoff: His Signature Was Everywhere

Nancy: An Old Character Revived by a New Cartoonist

Nancy: An Old Character Revived by a New Cartoonist
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

Funnies Farrago on Nancy Eight-year-old Nancy started her cartoon life as a bit player in Ernie Bushmiller’s Fritzi Ritz comic strip, but she was so popular with readers—and … Read more Nancy: An Old Character Revived by a New Cartoonist

Funnies Farrago Review: Two Books of ‘Editoons’

Funnies Farrago Review: Two Books of ‘Editoons’
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

“Editoons” — editorial cartoons, the best vehicle for political satire! IT’S A TOUGH TIME for editorial cartoonists: with the White House occupant being the Clown in Chief, it’s … Read more Funnies Farrago Review: Two Books of ‘Editoons’

The Art of Nothing: 25 Years of Mutts and the Art of Patrick McDonnell

The Art of Nothing: 25 Years of Mutts and the Art of Patrick McDonnell
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

Funnies Farrago presents a review of “The Art of Nothing: 25 Years of Mutts and the Art of Patrick McDonnell.” This book is a treat (all 240 9×12-inch … Read more The Art of Nothing: 25 Years of Mutts and the Art of Patrick McDonnell

Funnies Farrago: Happy Superbirthdays!

Funnies Farrago: Happy Superbirthdays!
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

Three of DC Comics superheroes recently celebrated “Superbirthdays” — Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. Three of DC Comics superheroes recently celebrated anniversaries, or “Superbirthdays” — Superman, Batman and … Read more Funnies Farrago: Happy Superbirthdays!

Funnies Farrago: Popeye Is 90

Funnies Farrago: Popeye Is 90
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

As we pause to celebrate the fact that Popeye is 90, we must also celebrate the comic strip in which the one-eyed sailor made his debut. Popeye is … Read more Funnies Farrago: Popeye Is 90

Funnies Farrago: The Joker Is Back

Funnies Farrago: The Joker Is Back
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

We know the Joker. We’ve seen him nearly constantly. We know the Joker. We’ve seen him nearly constantly. He is, without doubt, the best-loved, most despised of the … Read more Funnies Farrago: The Joker Is Back

Funnies Farrago: Trumperies, Rabbits and Penguins

Funnies Farrago: Trumperies, Rabbits and Penguins
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

How President Trumpet is related to rabbits and penguins. Drawing the Trumpet The Trumpet is, you’d think, a celestial gift to editorial cartoonists. As Clown-in-Chief, his every antic … Read more Funnies Farrago: Trumperies, Rabbits and Penguins

Funnies Farrago: The Penultimate Mad

Funnies Farrago: The Penultimate Mad
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.
R.C. Harvey

Funnies Farrago reviews the penultimate Mad magazine issue, on newsstands now. Mad No.9 (West Coast numbering) is on the newsstands. It’s the penultimate Mad, the next-to-the-last issue with … Read more Funnies Farrago: The Penultimate Mad

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