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Title

[Hustling for a Living]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-11-27

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Mr. Bunion can not seem to get out of everyone's way.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

79

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-11-27

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Huh! Every day is alike! There's no difference! If the e is, it's that each day is worse than its predecessor, yep!
/
Man: Will you raise up and let me have that box?
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Mr. Bunion: Its pretty heavy, I guess, isn't it?
Man: You're a good guesser, fren'!
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Man: Get out of the way, boss!
Mr. Bunion: Oh! I didn't see those fellows coming, I'd better get away from--
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Mr. Bunion: Here! Yes, I'll sneak over here
Man: I'm about ready to rest a bit, Bill.
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Officer: You can't pass this way!
Man: Gosh - it's hot!
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Mr. Bunion: Everybody is up against the little game they call hustling for a living.
[out of panel] Have you got her steady?
Man: Let her come, Tom!
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Man: Can't you see? Can't you hear?
Man # 2: Are you trying to get killed you blamed idiot?

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, OCT-NOV 1906 Reel 103

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003), pg.184

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Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Hustling for a Living],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/79.