Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Art Appreciation

Sometimes with greats like Charles Schulz, Jack Kirby, or Carl Barks, you start to take them for granted and forget just how good they really were. Recently I reread the 1950 story "Big Top Bedlam" and was reminded just how awesome the Good Duck Artist really was.

These panels look like they could be stills from an animated cartoon. This segment would look just as fresh in any modern comic book, and that's just one of many awesome bits to this story. Check this out:


If you've never read this story then quit reading this blog and click the link. Its weirdness quotient is through the roof, but more importantly it's a great piece of work from a master cartoonist at the top of his game.

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