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The beloved comic strip is finally given the Fantagraphics treatment. Barnaby's deft balance of fantasy, political commentary, sophisticated wit, and elegantly spare images expanded our sense of what comic strips can do. Barnaby revolved around a precocious five-year-old named Barnaby Baxter and his fairly godfather Jackeen J. O'Malley. Mar 24, 2008 · Barnaby to my mind is one of the top five comic strips ever written. While the others -- Krazy Kat, Pogo, Doonesbury, and Calvin and Hobbes are still well known (or known with just a little bit of digging into comic history), Barnaby is pretty much unknown except to a few. It ran for only a short time in the 1940s and collections are hard to find.Author: Chuck Rothman.

A comic strip created by Crockett Johnson which ran from 1942 through 1952, and was later revived in the early 1960s. It centered on Barnaby Baxter and his fairy godfather, Mr. Jackeen J. O'Malley. Barnaby is a curious and good-natured child who, after hearing a bedtime story regarding a fairy godparent, wishes for one of his own. Barnaby was primarily a daily comic strip, created by Crockett Johnson (who also created the extremely famous children's book, Harold and The Purple Crayon). Barnaby ran from 1942 till approximately 1946, when Johnson turned the strip over to other artists. The strip revolved around an unassuming little boy named Barnaby Baxter and his fairy godfather, Mr. O’Malley.

The beloved comic strip is finally given the Fantagraphics treatment. Barnabys deft balance of fantasy, political commentary, sophisticated wit, and elegantly spare images expanded our sense of what comic strips can do. Barnaby revolved around a precocious five-year-old named Barnaby Baxter and his fairly godfather Jackeen J. OMalley. Before authoring one of the most beloved children s book series of all time Harold and the Purple Crayon cartoonist Crockett Johnson created the comic strip Barnaby for over ten years (1942 to 1952). Its subtle ironies and playful allusions never won a broad following, but the adventures of 5-year-old Barnaby Baxter and his fairy godfather Jackeen J. O Malley was and is a critical favorite.

Aug 09, 2013 · Fans of classic newspaper comic strips are in for a treat – Fantagraphics is finally reprinting Crockett Johnson’s Barnaby. Never heard of it? You’re not alone. With Barnaby by Crockett. These articles pertain to the Barnaby comic strip. Pages in category "Barnaby (comic strip)" The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total. This list may not reflect recent changes. B. Barnaby (comics) E. Elves, Leprechauns, Gnomes, and Little Men's Chowder & Marching Society; O.