Chris Mautner on Walt Kelly's Pogo

Chris Mautner wrote about one of the great comic strips, Walt Kelly's Pogo. I'm with Mautner on the strip being just a little too twee, but what I love more than anything about the book is Kelly's style. Pogo is such a lush, intricate strip and Kelly doesn't get nearly enough credit for being such a visual master. The strip's language, I think, has aged. Visually, the strip may be reminiscent of an earlier period of comics, but I think that remains it's strongest element.

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