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Tag Archives: Gustave Verbeek
Here is the 15 March 1914 strip for Gustave Verbeek‘s Terrors of the Tiny Tads; below an example of Thornton Fisher’s The Wishing Wisp (see yesterday’s post):
Boston Sunday Post, 31 August 1913.
A very early example of a Verbeek newspaper comic strip, probably recycled from his 1890s French production, the date is 2 December 1900. Notice the signature as VerBeck:
More Terrors of the Tiny Tads by Gustave Verbeek, from 15 February 1914:
The early newspaper comic supplements used a wide variety of materials to fill their pages, among them alphabets — which could be put to several uses: satiric or purely nonsensical — seem to have been particularly appreciated. Here is an … Continue reading
Gustave Verbeek’s Stories without Words, from the Public Ledger, Philadelphia, for Sunday 13 June 1909. The series reprints strips that had already been published in magazines years before.
A late, and, I’m sorry to say, very misogynistic episode of the Terrors of the Tiny Tads by Gustave Verbeek; 28 June 1914:
Here is a nice adventure of Gustave Verbeek‘s Tiny Tads, from the Boston Sunday Post of 13 July 1913: Peter Maresca’s Sunday Press has published The Upside-Down World of Gustave Verbeek (for which I wrote an article I’ll post here … Continue reading
Hartmann, Sadakichi. A History of American Art. Boston: L.C. Page, vol. 2, p. 129.
Harper’s Magazine, vol. 94, issue 562, March 1897, p. 655.