Put on Your Boots! It’s Father’s Day!

Put on Your Boots! It’s Father’s Day!

Unlike poor Bucky’s dad, I expect to have a great Father’s Day. For the first time in many years, my daughter Caitie and I won’t be in different states on Father’s Day and can spend the day together. Hoo haw!

Art by Reed Crandall in SMASH #25, 1941.

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SCENE: Bucky holding a toilet plunger and pointing back to a wave of water on the hardwood floor that he's standing on.

BUCKY: Hey, Dad! I fixed the toilet!

1941 Artist: Reed Crandall Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

It’s Always Bucky™

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Glad for you, Dad!

Glad for you, Dad!

Art by Lou Fine from SMASH #26, 1941.

Art by Lou Fine from SMASH #26, 1941.

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BUCKY: Thanks, Dad! Mom says, if you hadn’t made the stork visit her...she’d be married to Uncle Fred! And I’d be my own cousin!

1941 Art: Lou Fine Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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And the Award for the Worst Brother Goes To…

And the Award for the Worst Brother Goes To…

Art by Reed Crandall in SMASH #24,  1941.

Art by Reed Crandall in SMASH #24, 1941.

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BUCKY: I’m having a sale! I’m only charging a nickel...to look in my sis’s underwear drawer! And a dime to read her diary!

Life According to Bucky TM

1941 Art: Reed Crandall Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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The Son Comes Out Tomorrow

The Son Comes Out Tomorrow

Art by Lou Fine from SMASH #30, 1942.

Art by Lou Fine from SMASH #30, 1942.

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SCENE: Pipe-smoking dad looks down at his son (Bucky) who is in bed.

BUCKY: I didn’t do anything wrong today! I’m saving up for tomorrow!

CAPTION: Life According to Bucky TM

1942 Art: Lou Fine Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Boy? Girl? Or…?

Boy? Girl? Or…?

Art by Lou Fine from SMASH COMICS #26, 1941.

Art by Lou Fine from SMASH COMICS #26, 1941.

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SCENE: Small boy looks upset.

BUCKY: I don’t mind if mom doesn’t have a boy! But, geez...Does it have to be a girl?

CAPTION: Life According to Bucky TM

1941 Art: Lou Fine Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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