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Title

[Coming in Bunches]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-05-01

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Sees an old friend, he assumes that Mr.Bunion has it "coming in bunches."

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

50

PublicationDate

1906-05-01

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Ooh ow! Ahh! I can't say sit here all of the time. I've got to be up and doing. Although I son't suppose--
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Mr. Bunion: There will be mush doing when I do get up. Who is the fellow coming? he seems to know me by the way he is approaching huh! Yes, I, Ah--
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Man: Mr. Bunion! I'm glad to see you! Again, old man, yes! Really! I am--
Mr. Bunion: Thank you! How are you? Huh?
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Man: How are they coming in bunches, I hope.
Mr. Bunion: Oh, yes, yes! They are coming in bunches. Alrighty, alrighty.
/
Man: Can't you go out and have dinner with me and meett some of my good friends, now that you have gotten rid--
Mr. Bunion: Rid of my old valise, eh? ha ha Well that would be grand
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Mr. Bunion: But I happen to have it. It's right here. The same old one
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Man: That makes me think. I can't take you with me. Pshaw! I had forgotten about another--
Mr. Bunion: Another engagement?
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Man: Yes, my! My! I must go. I'll see you some other time. I'm sorry but I must keep this other engagement.
Mr. Bunion: When he found I still had this old box he turned on me.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, APR 15-JUN 1906 Reel 101

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works VII, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2006), pg.148

Notes

Mr. Bunion receives similar treatment in the episode from 8/14/1906.

Tags

dining
wealth

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Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Coming in Bunches],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 25, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/50.