Saturday, April 9, 2011

Comic Strip Christmas

Ron Sutton comes through again with an amazing scan of this MAD original art. Embiggen for hours of fun!


  1. This piece is fantastic. All the comic strip characters are completely recognizable and almost all are on-model. This really showcases Wood's diversity as an artist. I also like the craftint tonal work. A very nice double spread.

  2. The real-life Andy Gump was Mississippi's Andy Wheat who had his lower jaw removed because of an infection. Sidney Smith met Wheat through his brother, a dentist, as seen in these Life photos.

  3. Such a great image. I remember seeing that image as a kid in some MAD reprint (MAD about comics or some such...