Category Archives: Dog Cartoons

RED AND ROVER by Brian Basset (November 30, 1957 – still going strong)

  BACK COVER I got this book at the Tacoma Book Center a couple of weeks ago. Tacoma is appropriate, as Basset lives north of there, somewhere around Seattle, WA. Several years ago I started collecting the “Adam” cartoon books. … Continue reading

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DOUG URQUHART and his ‘PAWS’ cartoons

  Skookum reminds me of the (unnamed) Dog in “Footrot Flats.”  Only whereas that Dog has dialog it is for the readers, and not Wal.  Skookum and Marten do converse.  Actually Marten talks with other animals.  However, this is more … Continue reading

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Going to the Dogs, Part III — Ted Martin and Pavlov

From the sticker on the cover, I guess this one came from Australia. Pavlov, by Ted Martin, is found now only in cartoon collections,

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Gus, by Orlando Busino

 Front cover. Back cover.  Not often we get a self-portrait of the cartoonist. This collection was published in 1981

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GOING TO THE DOGS PART II

I really do not know where or when I picked this one up.  The strips are a hoot. All the animals can talk, and most of them walk upright, chatting with each other and their owners.

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GOING TO THE DOGS, PART I

Dogs are a staple in many strips and individual cartoons.  I mentioned “The Dog” in the Footrot Flats strip.  And the obvious prototype from the continuing cartoons of Stanley and his unnamed dog. In no particular order, here are some … Continue reading

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