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The Museum of Cartoon Art

I graduated from college at the end of 1973 and the following spring, my father, Mort Walker, asked me if I would like to accompany him and Joe D’Angelo, the president of King Features Syndicate, to look at a house around the corner from our family home in Greenwich, Connecticut. They were hoping to rent the 75-year old Mead mansion for a proposed cartoon museum. After we walked through the vacant, neglected white elephant, Mort asked if I would be willing to round up a few friends to help clean the place and paint the interior rooms. I had no idea that this was the beginning of a great adventure that would last more than three decades.
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Censorship

Sex is taboo on the funnies pages. Newspaper editors do not think it is appropriate for their readers, who range in age from young children to senior citizens, to be exposed to anything that might corrupt their morals. In the movies and on television they show all types of sexual situations. This makes it hard for cartoonists to compete with other mediums when it comes to dealing with risqué topics.
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