HEY! KIDS! COMICS! : Carl Barks’ Porky of the Mounties : February 17th, 2009



Carl Barks is best known for all his fantastic work on the Disney Duck comics, but he did other wonderful kids comics for Dell as well. Today, Cool-Mo-Dee brings us his one Porky Pig comic book, Porky of the Mounties, which was Four Color issue #48. Pictured above is a small image of the Porky of the Mounties painting that Barks did for the cover of the 1977 Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide.

Horton Hatches an Egg (1942)

After reading a bit about the latest atrocity that Hollywood is perpetrating on the legacy of the great Dr. Seuss, I thought I would point you to one of the times they got it dead right… here’s Horton Hatches an Egg directed by Bob Clampett.

Read more about this cartoon here on the Big Cartoon Database.

Here’s a great, revealing Seuss anecdote from the biography of him, Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel, by Judith Morgan.

THE CARTOON CRYPT: Foxy and Roxy in Smile Darn Ya Smile (1931)


The Big Cartoon Database claims that besides Foxy and Roxy looking a whole lot like Mickey and Minnie, a lot of the gags in this cartoon were plagiarized. It sure is fun, regardless. The hobos are just great.

Read more about this cartoon at the Big Cartoon Database.

It appears that this cartoon is available with a bunch of other miscellaneous cartoons from the 30’s on the DVD Return of the 30’s Characters.