Crumbling Paper: Simon Tackles the Truant Officer’s Job

Here’s an example I scanned of Simon Simple from somewhere from 1901 to 1905 by Ed Carey.

Please be advised that like many of the comic strips of the era, it contains offensive racial depictions. If this sort of thing offends you, you may not want to view it.

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Read another Simon Simple strip at The Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities.

Click here to read about Ed Carey at