The famous quotations and phrases linked to each day of the year. In the poster, under the quote, Pogo is seen holding a litter pick-up stick and a burlap bag. He appears to be getting ready to start cleaning up the garbage humans have strewn over Okefenokee Swamp, the part of the planet where he lives.
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A six-part column on Berlin offered free to newspapers that ran Pogo. The series started November 27, Interview with Henry Shikuma who worked as an assistant on Pogo from
Pogo is the title and central character of a long-running daily American comic stripcreated by cartoonist Walt Kelly — and distributed by the Post-Hall Syndicate. Set in the Okefenokee Swamp of the southeastern United Statesthe strip often engaged in social and political satire through the adventures of its anthropomorphic funny animal characters. The strip's content was intended for both children and adults. The strip earned Kelly a Reuben Award in
O n the first Earth Day, ina cartoon poster appeared at rallies in all 50 states. It showed a rueful opossum picking up papers, bottles, cans, wrappers—the detritus of modern life. That poster has stayed in print for more than four decades and remains as pertinent now as on the day it was created by Walt Kelly.
The novelty album Songs of the Pogo hardly does justice to Walt Kelly or the long-running comic strip for which he is known. The same year Kelly illustrated the back cover of an album by the dixieland jazz group Firehouse Five and his liner notes are, in some ways, a more accurate reflection of Pogowhich ran in newspapers from the s to the s. Kelly himself contributes the lead vocals to the first track, which you heard up above.
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As with newspapers, once practically as large as bedsheets, the comics were bigger then. Bolder too. In fact, I never even got around to telling you that I wrote the introduction to one of them. I wrote it as a favor for the editor, a longtime friend, who gave me the research materials and an early deadline.
Early versions of Pogo and Albert alongside a quickly-phased-out human protagonist named Bumbazine were regulars in Dell's Animal Comics starting with the very first issue, but it quickly moved to the newspapers, and soon became one of the all-time comic strip classics. Kelly's ear for dialect and language, in addition to his skill with nonsense poetry, has been compared to Mark Twain and Ogden Nash. While superficially a silly comic strip about funny animalsit was also a satire — subtle and, well, not — about modern times, and frequently delved into politics — so much so that Pogo often found itself the target of criticism and censorship.