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Betty Boop and the Little King

1936

Betty Boop and the Little King

Betty Boop and the Little King - 1936

Is it any wonder that the first alternative comic book artists like R. Crumb and Kim Deitch give immense credit to Max Fleischer, animator of Betty Boop, Koko the Clown, Bimbo the Dog, Popeye, and Superman? Fleischer’s cartoons definitely have a surreal feel about them, lending themselves to psychedelic inspiration.  

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I’ll Be Glad when You’re Dead You Rascal, You

1930's

I’ll Be Glad when You’re Dead You Rascal, You

I'll Be Glad when You're Dead You Rascal, You - 1930's

Max Fleischer paired Betty Boop with viper man Louis Armstrong in the mid 1930’s. In it Fleischer mixes jazz, live action, and animation to create an innovative, dreamlike world. Pops or Satchmo, as he was often called, was a lifelong tea head who enjoyed cannabis not just to unwind, but also smoked gage, as he called it, […]

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Ko-Ko Song Car-Tune: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

1920's

Ko-Ko Song Car-Tune: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

Ko-Ko Song Car-Tune: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp - 1924

The Ko-Ko Glee Klub marched all the way to this theatre to cheer you up with the tune that made grandpa “step out” in the good old days. “Tramp, Tramp, Tramp,” (The Boys are Marching) Watch the bouncing ball, Join in and sing – EVERYBODY! In the prison cell I sit, Thinking mother dear, of […]

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