[Cuba I]

Dublin Core

Title

[Cuba I]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-09-18

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Sails to Cuba just to have something to do.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

70

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-09-18

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Ticketseller: I can sell you a ticket to Cuba, I can not give you one. No siree! How do you want to go?
Mr. Bunion: Well, to be more precise, sell me a ticket to Cuba! You know very well I didn't mean to ask for one and not pay for it. I'd get fat wouldn't I, doing that? Sell me a ticket to Cuba!
/
Mr. Bunion: Well, there's old Morro Castle and Havana. Huh! We'll soon be there and I will join the insurgents, just to be doing something.
/
Mr. Bunion: I see you have some fighting going on down here, some shooting and so forth, General, eh! General: Oh! Yase! Beek War! Terrific! Victory is ours only when we shall meet in one grand bee battle truiump is ours--
/
Mr. Bunion: I believe I heard a gun just then, and it sounded right close. General, the enemy much be near. General: Ze enemy is too close. I warm him. He will not come so close where I give ie command, you see?
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Mr. Bunion:
There goes my lid. Yes the enemy is near! General: Advance! And Charge! Ver Queeck ze enemy is approach! Dissa place! Many thousand of him
/
Mr. Bunion: Jumping Jupiter, measles, and beeswax! This it too hot a place for me! Great Scott! I must sneak out of this place and quick too!
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Mr. Bunion: They are certainly good marksmen! If this valise hold out I'll be safe. Wow!
/
Mr. Bunion: Oh, of course. I'm a prisoner! Its about what I thought. General: Ze one captive! Come eh get him, ze remainder some die! Some skidoo to tall tree!.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, JUL-SEP 1906 Reel 102

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works VII, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2006), pg.151

Tags

travel
Cuba

Files

70-1906-9-18.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Cuba I],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 17, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/70.