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Walt Kelly's Pogo first appeared in Animal Comics #1 in 1942. Kelly started the Pogo newspaper comic strip on October 4, 1948.

Right: A very rare Walt Kelly original comic book art from Dell's POGO Comics #11, 1953.

Below: An original August 1, 1949 daily newspaper Pogo comic strip art by Walt Kelly. This is a very early example of Kelly's newspaper comic strip.

Above: 1969 "Pogo Special Birthday Special" original animation cel by Walt Kelly and Chuck Jones

Our museum displays many Walt Kelly Pogo holiday theme originals, including a piece of art featuring Kelly’s famous Christmas Carol, “Deck Us All With Boston Charlie,” to the right. We are always interested in purchasing HOLIDAY related original art by Walt Kelly.

Very rare 1972 Walt Kelly POGO hand-colored Sunday newspaper art and the color guide to the printer to correctly use the intended colors during publication.

1952 POGO daily comic strip drawn by Walt Kelly. [Below] The artist practiced his brush work on the reverse side before finally inking the finished art. We display well over a dozen Walt Kelly originals. Many of them have wonderful Holiday themes.

Walt Kelly 1952 POGO Sunday newspaper art. Wonderful fairy tale theme full of Kelly’s language and puns. This strip relates to the magnificent work Kelly drew for Dell Comics FAIRY TALE PARADE in the 1940s.


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