“I can’t even use my initials,” said Chauncey Addison Day. Signing his cartoons “Chon Day”, he was a cartoonist for The Saturday Evening Post from 1934 until his death in 2000. Here is a selection depicting why Day’s career was so long-lasting. The man was simply funny. (If you think the one below that references Kennedy and Nixon is from 1960, you would be right!)
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I have enjoyed these very much. Made for a better day for me.
Droll . . . very droll ! He is missed.
A. R. VanS.
I remember Mr. Day’s cartoons from the 1970’s on quite well. Sorry to hear he is dead, but he had a very long career and brought smiles and laughs to millions over the years. Thank you for this article.
Cartoons, you just have to love them. They made my day. Thanks. Your magazine is the best. You feel like it is an old friend. It is hard to get rid of. You want to keep it forever.
Thanks for these reprints. I remember nearly all of them. I began reading The Post cartoons when I was seven years old in 1944. My mom sold subsriptions and we always had a Post around, and saved them all for many years.