Dartnell, 1995


Explanation: This was printed in 1995, when that powerful Hold button was still being used by petty business execs to control and dominate phone conversations (as in “I’ve got an important call coming in, let me put you on hold for a minute”.)

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Welcome to the Eli Stein Cartoon archive. To begin, read my introduction and personal notes, and then please look at the cartoons, which are categorized by either decade, publication name or topic. I’ve included some personal comments, memories and photos below many of the cartoons. I’ll be adding cartoons, memories and photos ad infinitum. Remember, your comments are appreciated (just click on the “comment” link at the bottom of each post).