Questions tagged [george-herriman]

Questions about the works of the American cartoonist George Herriman (1880 – 1944) and his life as an artist. His best known work is the newspaper comic strip 'Krazy Kat' (1913 – 1944).

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What is the subtextual meaning of the kittle vs kettle in Krazy Kat on 1918-10-03 - Friday?

I'm trying to guess at the implied meaning of the conversation in this Krazy Kat daily strip from 1918-10-03: Ignatz: For goodness sake, Krazy, don't call a 'kettle' a 'kittle'. Krazy: What must I ...
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How do Pupp's remarks connect with Krazy's in Krazy Kat, 25 July 1936?

This question is about the same Krazy Kat strip (25 July 1936) as in Krazy language in Krazy Kat, 25 July 1936, in which Krazy is making a lot of classical references and Pupp is responding: Krazy: ...
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Krazy language in Krazy Kat, 25 July 1936

The eponymous hero (or heroine) of George Herriman's Krazy Kat cartoons uses a very peculiar language. Most of the time, it's simply phonetical and is easy to understand, but in the strip that ...
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