The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Gasoline Alley

In this "Gasoline Alley, cartoon by Frank King, Skeezix displays different levels of energy for chores and for play. Walt (Wally) Wallet, tells his nephew Skeezix that his wife (Phyllis “Blossom” Wallet) wants to see him. Aunt Blossom tells Skeezix to pick up his toys. Skeezix says he's too tired. Instead he goes outside to play in the snow with Corky, his cousin. They sled, walk in deep snow, get in a snowball fight, dig a snow cave and fort, and then sled home for lunch. On his return, Skeezix tells Aunt Blossom that he’s still too tired to pick up his toys.



35.2 x 35 cm

Tribune Company

full color

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (January 11, 1931), p. 8

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