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Cartoons: Life’s Little Surprises

Published: August 8, 2012

“The expected always happens,” said Benjamin Disraeli. Perhaps he wasn’t acquainted with our cartoonists.

 “Boy, it’s cold outside! Feel my hands!” from March 17, 1951


"Boy, it’s cold outside!
Feel my hands!"
March 17, 1951

“She doesn’t suspect a thing! She thinks I forgot her birthday!” from 1948


"She doesn’t suspect a thing!
She thinks I forgot her birthday!"
1948

 “Then she said, ‘Oh, well—one more li’l banana split can’t hurt any.’” from November/December 1994


"Then she said, ‘Oh, well—one more li’l banana split can’t hurt any.’"
November/December 1994

“Sold! ... For $50,000 to the gentleman with the umbrella over his head.” from September/October 1994


"Sold! ... For $50,000 to the gentleman with the umbrella over his head."
September/October 1994

 “Uh-oh! It’s Roy Kroger, the guy I dumped for you.” from January/February 2002


"Uh-oh! It’s Roy Kroger, the guy I dumped for you."
January/February 2002

“Oh, Jimmy knows all about the party. It’s his mom who’s getting the surprise.” from January/February 1997


"Oh, Jimmy knows all about the party. It’s his mom who’s getting the surprise."
January/February 1997

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  • Charles Neumann

    Very Funny cartoons. Love the surprise birthday party one especially.

  • Fran Webb

    I love reading all the cartoons the best. I do like the medical section, also.

  • Ocie Baird

    Thanks for a few laughs in the middle of a rainy day.