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In Auburn Affirmation (1924), Cartoons, Christian Beacon, Modernism, Periodicals on 10/05/2011 at 17:28

A Different Look at the Auburn Affirmation

In the first year of its existence, Carl McIntire’s publication, THE CHRISTIAN BEACON, included a four panel comic strip drawn by Hal Veech.  The strip was titled THE “CHRISTIAN” FAMILYThe strip certainly did not major in subtlety.  In these two installments, the two central characters, Wurldlee and his wife Trustphul discuss aspects of the Auburn Affirmation.  Click on the image of the cartoon to view a scalable pdf version.

The "Christian" Family

[Veech cartoons excerpted from The Christian Beacon 1.28 (20 August 1936): 6 and 1.29 (27 August 1936): 7.]

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