Tag: Old Bill

  • Bruce Bairnsfather: the Father of Wartime Comics

    Bruce Bairnsfather: the Father of Wartime Comics

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    Long before Private Breger (drawn by Dave Breger) shared with us the humor in the often illogical routine of daily army life and Willie and Joe (drawn by Bill Mauldin) became the voice of truth about what it was like on the front lines of war, our British cousins had Old Bill, drawn by Captain…

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Ray Hahn
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Postcard History’s occasional series A Portrait of an American City continues in Richmond, Virginia, near where the Old Dominion Postcard Club holds its annual show on the campus of a community college. Postcard shows, once regular events on the calendars of clubs across America, have been affected in frequency, by the aging of collectors. Let’s do everything we can to encourage those clubs still holding shows!

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