The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Harold Teen

In this "Harold Teen," cartoon by Carl Ed, Harold writes his girlfriend, Lillums, a love poem. When he gets to her house, he puts his overcoat (which contains the poem) on a coat rack. Lillums' brother, Tuffy, hides a frog in the overcoat’s pocket. When Harold tries to retrieve the poem from his coat, the frog jumps out. Lillums’ dog, Pretty, eats most of the frog. A horrified Lillums breaks up with Harold. In the last panel Harold stomps on the poem while Tuffy comments on Harold’s temper.



24 x 34.5 cm

Tribune Company

full color

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (May 8, 1932), 8 Pages of Comics, p. 2

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