Search

Search using this query type:



Search only these record types:

Item
File
Collection

Advanced Search (Items only)

[See Your Future]

Files

Title

[See Your Future]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-08-11

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Mr. Bunion ponders whether or not he should look into a machine that lets you see your future. As he does, people step up and find their futures to be disappointing. Mr. Bunion decides not to look and walks away.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

165

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-08-11

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Gosh! Huh! Um! [DROP A NICKEL IN SLOT. See Your Future, See Your Finish, Look at Yourself Years Hence]
Man#1: I'll take a peep in!
/
Mr. Bunion: Will I take a look in there?
Man#1: Wow! I'm to be a drunken bum!!!!!
Woman#1: Will he marry me or is he foolin'?
/
Mr. Bunion: Will I look in? Hum!
Woman#1: No! He's just foolin'!
Man#1: Oh! Oh!
/
Mr. Bunion: Will I take a look?
Man#2: Oh! I'm going to rule the financial world and be a millionaire!
Woman#2: WIll this antifat remedy reduce my weight? I'll look.
/
Mr. Bunion: Will I take a look?
Woman#2: Pshaw! I'm to be fatter than ever!!!!
/
Mr. Bunion: Will I look in?
Man#3: We not only lose but I am to be beaten for life!
/
Mr. Bunion: Will I look in or not? No! Yes! No! Yes! Hum!
/
Man#4: Confound it! My mother-in-law is going to remain!
Man#3: I'm to suffer everlasting defeat!
/
Man #4: Shucks! My mother-in-law will live with us the rest of a vigorous life!
Mr. Bunion: No! Nope! I'll not look into that thing! I do not want to see my future! I know it! I'll save my nickel.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, JUN-AUG 1908 Reel 111

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works IV, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.191

Tags

future
women

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[See Your Future],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/166.