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Cartoons: The Swinging ’60s

Published: August 22, 2012

The ’60s were a time of space exploration, women in curlers, and “finding yourself.” And our cartoonists were there.

“Lots of people got mixed up in The Party when they were young, Ray, but you’re not a young Republican anymore, are you?” from September 19, 1964


"Lots of people got mixed up in The Party
when they were young, Ray,
but you’re not a young Republican anymore, are you?"
September 19, 1964

“Wadd’ya mean, you lost the key, and that’s the only one they gave you?” from September 26, 1964


"Wadd’ya mean, you lost the key, and that’s the only one they gave you?"
September 26, 1964

“Norman, this is madness—we’ve got to stop seeing each other.” from July 17, 1965


"Norman, this is madness—we’ve got to stop seeing each other."
July 17, 1965

“Let’s get off, Willie. If we go any farther South, they’ll think we’re beatnik pickets.” from July 3, 1965


"Let’s get off, Willie. If we go any farther South, they’ll think we’re beatnik pickets."
July 3, 1965

“I was going back and forth, back and forth on the front lawn, when I asked myself, ‘What the hell am I doing with my life?” from August 14, 1965


"I was going back and forth, back and forth on the front lawn, when I asked myself, ‘What the hell am I doing with my life?'"
August 14, 1965

from August 28, 1965


 
August 28, 1965

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  • Charles Neumann

    Not the funniest cartoons, I lived in the 60′s and didn’t get some of them. The really funny one was the moon landing, which is kind of sad today as I just read that Neil Armstrong passed away.