McNaught Syndicate, February 5, 1958

Lion, December 1958

The Wall Street Journal, October 8, 1959

The Wall Street Journal, April 17, 1958

The Wall Street Journal, January 2, 1958


This "Mickey Mouse hat" cartoon, from 1958, is one that I completely lost track of until I discovered it recently during a search of Wall Street Journals at the library. I was very glad to see it again after all these years (forty-nine years, to be exact).

The Wall Street Journal, January 6, 1959


This is another gag that has been "covered" so many times that it is almost a classic. This was in The Wall Street Journal in 1959 -- I'm not saying that it was a "first", but if anybody knows of earlier versions, I'd be interested in hearing about them.

The Wall Street Journal, July 22, 1958

The Wall Street Journal, December 3, 1958


Yes, believe it or not, there actually was a time when big companies served box lunches to their stockholders who attended annual meetings. In fact, AT&T was famous for their box lunches. Now try to find a company that offers this perk.

Hmmm . . . I wonder if this cartoon had anything to do with their disappearance? Nah!

The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 1959

The Wall Street Journal, November 18, 1957


Another gag on the topic of those l-o-n-g cars they were producing in those days.


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