Crumbling Paper: Keeping Up With the Joneses – Handsome Zephyr Pull-overs

Here’s a funny and gorgeously designed 1934 example I scanned of Keeping Up With The Joneses with the header strip Holly of Hollywood by Arthur R. “Pop” Momand.

Click the image to view the full strip.

Holy cow! Searching for more examples, I ran across a whole free book of dailies from 1920 on Google Book Search! It is the first volume aka series of the Cupples and Leon Keeping Up With the Joneses books.

Click here to read a number of early examples of Keeping Up With the Joneses at Barnacle Press.

Here is a large scan of an original Keeping Up With the Joneses strip from

Click here to read about Arthur R. “Pop” Momand at

Click here to read more about Keeping Up With The Joneses at Don Markstein’s Toonopedia.

Click here to read Arthur “Pop” Momand’s obituary at the New York Times. The strip actually ended in 1938, not 1945 as claimed in the article according to the authoritative Allan Holtz at The Stripper’s Guide.

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