Cartoons: Happy New Year!

It's almost 2017, but these cartoons from the '40s and '50s remind us that people have always observed the new year with varying levels of enthusiasm.

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“Well another year — another $4,976.82.”
Hank Baeb
January 07, 1956

 

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“Looks like Collins is finding it difficult to keep his New Year’s resolution.”
Mort Temes
January 07, 1956

 

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“ . . . which brings us to the end of 1947 — and I hear you asking yourself — how about 1948?”
Dave Gerard
January 05, 1957

 

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“She won’t need a noisemaker. Exactly at midnight I’ll drop an ice cube down her back.”
December 29, 1951

 

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“Now let’s don’t go at it like it was our last New Year’s on Earth!”
Dave Gerard
December 31, 1955

 

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“Now we’ll celebrate New Year’s Eve in California!”
Henry Boltinoff
December 31, 1949

 

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“Happy New Year. I’ll double four spades!”
Don Tobin
January 03, 1948

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