Cartoons: A Man Walks into a Bar

We found our best man-in-a-saloon cartoons from the 1940s (fedoras included).

Two men talk in a bar

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A bartender talks to a patron while drunks crowd a the end of the bar
“Reception is fuzzy today, but they’re all afraid to say anything.”
Robert Day
February 7, 1948

 

Bar patrons speak to the bartender
“Would you care to listen to my troubles? I think they’re more interesting than most.”
June 5, 1948

 

An angry man threatens another man in a bar
“Oh yeah? Would you mind stepping outside and repeating that apology?”
Gardner Rea
May 1, 1948

 

 

Two men talk in a bar
“He’s beginning to make quite a name for himself. They burned him in effigy twice last year, and now he’s up for investigation.”
Chon Day
April 24, 1948

 

Two men talk in a bar
“My wife is the most wonderful woman in the world, and that’s not just my opinion — it’s hers.”
Kirk
April 24, 1948

 

A man threatens a larger man
“Them’s fightin’ words where I come from, mister! Er…how do you feel about it in your section?”
Rodney deSarro
March 4, 1944

 

Trumplet player plays in a bar
“We had to get rid of the juke box, but he works on the same principle.”
Shep
February 7, 1948

 

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