Tag: Mallard Fillmore

Comics Commentary

I’ve been an aficionado of clever comic strips all my life. My favorite, throughout my childhood and into high school, was Charles Schulz’s wonderful “Peanuts” strip with all the memorable characters: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy, etc. The strip was a cultural phenomenon back in the 1960s, in particular. Schulz used his strip to communicate his Christian faith as well as offer commentary on cultural changes and the meaning of life. He never preached stridently; he allowed the message to… Read more »

Fight On, Politically Incorrect Duck

Occasionally, people comment on my selection of cartoons for this blog. They seem impressed by the ones I use to connect to pressing topics. It’s not really that difficult. First, I just check out the best political cartoons each day to find the ones that are most appropriate. There’s one particular comic strip, though, that is always fresh, and I’m not sure how many are aware of it. It’s one of my favorites—Mallard Fillmore. I find that name especially fitting… Read more »

Tinsley Time

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you might know that I sometimes like to highlight the Mallard Fillmore cartoon drawn and geniused [is that  real word? it is now] by Bruce Tinsley. He has a flair for seeing what’s really happening. He’s also not very politically correct. He draws an Obama that looks more like the real thing than many other cartoonists’ conceptions. He also has the pulse of the president. That has been Plan B for… Read more »