Walt Kelly - Pogo cartoons, 1957.


Walt Kelly - Pogo cartoons, 1957.

The collection consists of three sketches by Walt Kelly for his famous comic strip "Pogo", a nationally syndicated cartoon series featuring animals of the Okefenokee. In addition there is a letter from Kelly to John Bonner, Jr., describing the drawings.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7248164

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Bonner, John

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Kelly, Walter C., 1873-1939

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The comic strip "Pogo", created by Walt Kelly, ran in daily newspapers from 1948 to 1973. The strip was set in Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp and was populated by animals talking in a fractured southern dialect. Over the years "Pogo" often referred to Georgia and to several of the state's locales, such as Waycross, Fort Mudge, and Ware County. In the 1950s it was the most popular daily strip in America, primarily because of its blend of slapstick humor and engaging characters. The comic strip's popu...