The Radical 1930s Cartoons Of Syd Hoff

Cartooning legend Syd Hoff wrote comics for the New Yorker for 44 years and illustrated dozens of children’s books. However, under the alias A. Redfield, he also created work with a harder-hitting tone for the Daily Worker and New Masses. Via Phil Nel, a collection of Hoff’s political cartoons, which remain as poignant and relevant as ever, in light of the world we live in today:

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8 Comments on "The Radical 1930s Cartoons Of Syd Hoff"

  1. Anonymous | Nov 10, 2011 at 2:49 pm |

    Done in 1935 and still exactly relevant today. The only thing thats changed is the names of the hucksters and charlatans.

  2. Done in 1935 and still exactly relevant today. The only thing thats changed is the names of the hucksters and charlatans.

  3. Anonymous | Nov 10, 2011 at 5:46 pm |

    These are awesome…nice work Sid.

  4. GoodDoktorBad | Nov 10, 2011 at 1:46 pm |

    These are awesome…nice work Sid.

  5. Malgus Khan | Nov 10, 2011 at 8:57 pm |

    Nothing ever changes, does it? Still, nice cartoons.

  6. Malgus Khan | Nov 10, 2011 at 4:57 pm |

    Nothing ever changes, does it? Still, nice cartoons.

  7. We really should go all 18th century france on the rich. They should be on their knees begging the rabble for their lives.

  8. Anarchy Pony | Nov 11, 2011 at 1:59 pm |

    We really should go all 18th century france on the rich. They should be on their knees begging the rabble for their lives.

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