Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Pogo]. You won't have any trouble carin' for my child, Pogo 1 drawing. | Four-panel comic strip shows Pogo Possum agreeing to babysit the frog's baby, a pollywog in a jar of water. Albert Alligator drinks the water, thinking it a "dee-licious looking drink" with an olive in it. Horrified, Pogo cries, "Albert! You is drunk the frog child! You is a cannibal!"
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1949
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Who stole the tarts?] "There's more evidence to come yet ..." 1 drawing. | Page from the cartoonist's version of "Who stole the tarts?" a chapter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland with Pogo as Alice and Simple J. Malarkey (Kelly's sinister cat representing Senator Joseph McCarthy) as the King of Hearts. Kelly compares the totally illogical trial proceedings in Alice in Wonderland with those in the Army-McCarthy hearings. This page features Easter Bun...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Pogo]. Soon as us is thru with lunch, I is gone start hatin' you again 1 drawing. | Twelve-panel Sunday comic strip shows Albert Alligator quarreling with a bear. They plan to duel, but Albert insists that since he is a foot and a half shorter than the bear, it will only be fair to allow him to recruit someone under 18 inches high to help him.
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. What in the everlovin' world is you a-studyin', Albert? 1 drawing. | Twelve-panel Sunday comic strip shows Albert Alligator trying to make a pie, following the illustrations and the rhymes in a Mother Goose book, much to Pogo Possum's amusement. The operation culminates in an oven explosion.
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. Which way did ol' Owl fly off? 1 drawing. | Twelve-panel Sunday comic strip shows Pogo Possum and Beauregard Bugleboy, the hound dog, looking for Howland Owl who has been flung out of the swamp, presumably into the Atlantic. Beauregard gets his tail caught in the lawnmower pushed by Pogo and insists on pushing the mower himself. The mower gets out of control and heads for the Bunny family's annual fish...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. Lebbe oubba heerp! 1 drawing. | Twelve-panel comic strip shows Howland Owl with his head stuck inside a kettle. The other animals (Alabaster Alligator, Rackety Coon Chile, Porkypine, and a worm) think he is a man from Mars and try to determine what food he eats. Although Howland insists it is ice cream, they feed him a "chicken-foot per-loo" using rock salt since they are out of...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. I hope this man from Mars is gonna appreciate this ice cream I is grindin' out for him 1 drawing. | Twelve-panel comic strip shows Pogo Possum making ice cream for Howland Owl who has gotten his head stuck in a tea kettle. Pogo and the other animals (Porkypine and Rackety Coon Chile) think Howland is a man from Mars. Porky insists that the ice cream be warmed up first and the Coon Chile provides pepper to warm it, which causes Howland...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. Hey! The man from Mars is took off! 1 drawing. | Twelve-panel Sunday comic strip shows Howland Owl, whose head is stuck inside a tea kettle, running away from Pogo Possum, Porkypine, and Rackety Coon Chile, who think he is a man from Mars. Howland stumbles over Churchy La Femme (the turtle), who is roasting a turkey over a fire. Churchy flees, Howland trips over a log and the kettle flies off...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Pogo]. [The dog bone] 1 drawing. | Twelve-panel Sunday comic strip shows Beauregard Bugleboy, the hound dog, trying (and failing) to take a bone away from the little Pup Dog by trading the bone for an apple. The Pup Dog crosses a stream on a log and sees a reflection of the bone in the water. When he opens his mouth to grab for this much larger bone,...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. That's Ol' Ears, goin' over to visit Uncle Albert 1 drawing. | Thirteen-panel Sunday comic strip shows Ol' Ears, the deaf rabbit, going to a tea party with Albert Alligator. Ol' Ears ignores all Albert's efforts to be sociable and concentrates on eating cookies. When he finally gets out his ear trumpet, Albert in disgust pours tea in the opening.
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. Is you still goin' to Mars in that space ship? 1 drawing. | Twelve-panel Sunday comic strip shows Pogo Possum, prevented from starting a trip to Mars by his nephew, Li'l Grundoon Groundchuck, who is biting his tail. When Churchy La Femme, the turtle, offers to solve the problem with his pliers, Pogo objects, noting that Li'l Grundoon will need his teeth someday. Churchy responds that he really intends to nip off Pogo's useless...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. How unbarrassin'! A big-time space explorer like me gotta be strick with a li'l attached bitin' type of chile 1 drawing. | Eleven-panel Sunday comic strip shows Pogo Possum, Churchy La Femme, the turtle, and Li'l Grundoon Groundhog, planning to fly to Mars in a barrel drawn by two geese who are flying north. When they all go out for a trial spin, they find that the geese have never tried flying before.
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Who stole the tarts?] "Please, your Majesty," said the Knave, "I didn't write it ..." 1 drawing on layered board accompanied by translucent paper overlay : India ink over graphite and blue pencil underdrawing ; 42.4 x 29.5 cm (sheet) | Page from the cartoonist's version of "Who stole the tarts?" a chapter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland with Pogo as Alice and Simple J. Malarkey (Kelly's sinister cat representing Senator Joseph McCarthy) as the King of...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. Alabaster, do you see what I see? 1 drawing. | Eleven-panel Sunday comic strip shows Pogo Possum, Churchy La Femme, the turtle, and Li'l Grundoon Groundhog being flown to Mars in a barrel pulled by two geese who are just learning to fly. When the geese have a falling out over whether one is doing his share, they both stop flying, and the barrel plunges.
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. Phoo -- my voice is all puckered out from hollerin' "Pogo"
    Phoo -- my voice is all puckered out from hollerin' "Pogo"
    Twelve-panel Sunday comic strip shows Churchy la Femme, the turtle, Li'l Grundoon Groundhog, Albert Alligator, and Howland Owl calling for Pogo who is missing. Howland offers to call in his loudest voice and hollers "PO," but the effort ruins his voice. They then turn to Li'l Grundoon who hollers "SKNX PVQS." Albert says disgustedly, "No tellin' now, who we'll get in answer to that."
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pogo. Phoo -- my voice is all puckered out from hollerin' "Pogo"
    Phoo -- my voice is all puckered out from hollerin' "Pogo"
    1 drawing : India ink over blue pencil underdrawing ; sheet 42.4 x 61 cm. | Twelve-panel Sunday comic strip shows Churchy la Femme, the turtle, Li'l Grundoon Groundhog, Albert Alligator, and Howland Owl calling for Pogo who is missing. Howland offers to call in his loudest voice and hollers "PO," but the effort ruins his voice. They then turn to Li'l Grundoon who...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Pogo]. Eggs and rocks? 1 drawing. | Thirteen-panel Sunday comic strip drawn for Easter, shows Li'l Grundoon Groundhog and his friend, the Small Rabbit, making Easter baskets for their mamas, using their mamas' bonnets for baskets and filling them with eggs and rocks (when they run out of eggs). When they jump on the eggs to make sure they all fit in, Pogo Possum goes to find their...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Who stole the tarts?] "They told me that you had been to her, and mentioned me to him ..." 1 drawing. | Page from the cartoonist's version of "Who stole the tarts?" a chapter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland with Pogo as Alice and Simple J. Malarkey (Kelly's sinister cat representing Senator Joseph McCarthy) as the King of Hearts. Kelly compares the totally illogical trial proceedings in Alice in Wonderland with those in the Army-McCarthy hearings. This page features Easter Bun...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Who stole the tarts?] "If I or she should chance to be involved in this affair, ..." 1 drawing. | Page from the cartoonist's version of "Who stole the tarts?" a chapter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland with Pogo as Alice and Simple J. Malarkey (Kelly's sinister cat representing Senator Joseph McCarthy) as the King of Hearts. Kelly compares the totally illogical trial proceedings in Alice in Wonderland with those in the Army-McCarthy hearings. This page features Mole MacCarony...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Who stole the tarts?] "The most important evidence yet ..." 1 drawing. | Page from the cartoonist's version of "Who stole the tarts?" a chapter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland with Pogo as Alice and Simple J. Malarkey (Kelly's sinister cat representing Senator Joseph McCarthy) as the King of Hearts. Kelly compares the totally illogical trial proceedings in Alice in Wonderland with those in the Army-McCarthy hearings. This page features Simple J....
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Who stole the tarts?] "All right, so far," said the King ... 1 drawing. | Page from the cartoonist's version of "Who stole the tarts?" a chapter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland with Pogo as Alice and Simple J. Malarkey (Kelly's sinister cat representing Senator Joseph McCarthy) as the King of Hearts. Kelly compares the totally illogical trial proceedings in Alice in Wonderland with those in the Army-McCarthy hearings. This page features Easter Bun...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Who stole the tarts?] "Then the words don't fit you ..." 1 drawing. | Page from the cartoonist's version of "Who stole the tarts?" a chapter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland with Pogo as Alice and Simple J. Malarkey (Kelly's sinister cat representing Senator Joseph McCarthy) as the King of Hearts. Kelly compares the totally illogical trial proceedings in Alice in Wonderland with those in the Army-McCarthy hearings. This page features Easter Bun...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Who stole the tarts?] Nobody moved ... 1 drawing. | Page from the cartoonist's version of "Who stole the tarts?" a chapter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland. It features Pogo as Alice and Simple J. Malarkey (Kelly's sinister cat representing Senator Joseph McCarthy) as the King of Hearts. Kelly compares the totally illogical trial proceedings in Alice in Wonderland with those in the Army-McCarthy hearings. This page features Pogo...
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The cow jumped over the mood [sic] 1 drawing. | Page from the cartoonist's scrambled version of the Mother Goose tales. Features Pogo Possum, Howland Owl and a cow.
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [A chile's guardin' adversus] Words upon a box of soap ... 1 drawing. | Page containing two of the cartoonist's nonsense rhymes: Words upon a box of soap and The third rail theme. Illustrated by several of the Pogo characters including Churchy La Femme, the turtle, Bun Rabbit, and P.T. Bridgeport, a bear.
    • Contributor: Kelly, Walt
    • Date: 1953