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He constantly cheats at poker and checkers. He also has some proclivity toward stealing chickens, which led to a brief but effective use of his character in a marketing campaign by the Tyson Foods corporation in the early s. In he held the post of "Royal Doodle Bug" in the "Varmints" lodge; during this period, the strip heavily employed the catchphrase , "What did the Doodle-Bug say? Almost all of the characters in the strip except the occasional visiting "flatlander" are exaggerated hillbillies in the classic burlesque tradition:  sharp-tongued gossipy women such as Snuffy's wife "Loweezy"; his baby "Tater"; his nephew "Jughaid"; his neighbors Elviney and "Lukey"  Lucas Ebenezer Hinks ;   the sanctimonious but nonetheless ungrammatical Parson; Silas, the owner of the General Store; the ostentatiously-badged Sheriff Tait, and others.
The characters are drawn so that they appear to be talking out of the sides of their mouths. On December 24, , DeBeck began a gag panel called Bughouse Fables , featuring his observations of ordinary people doing foolish things, which he signed "Barney Google". This daily panel ran until November 13, Parlor Bedroom and Sink —which evolved into Parlor Bedroom and Sink Starring Bunky , and eventually simply Bunky —is an over-the-top parody of stage melodramas and movie and radio serials that were popular at the time.
The irresponsible Bunker Sr. From then on, pint-sized Bunky still dressed in the baby bonnet and gown in which he was first seen was the star, protector and benefactor of the family. His vocabulary rivaled that of any educated adult. Arch-nemesis Fagin, introduced in , was as vile and despicable a villain as any Charles Dickens antagonist.
He "would steal pennies from a blind man's cup and kick dogs that weren't even in his way. Robbing widows and orphans Fantasy author and Conan the Barbarian creator Robert E. Howard , a big fan of Bunky , was fond of quoting from the strip, as noted by his friend, Tevis Clyde Smith. The series ended on July 18, In and , Lasswell began featuring Snuffy in guest appearances in Laswell's own Sargent Hashmark comic strip that appeared in the U.
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Lasswell died in , 16 weeks ahead on the strip, leaving a digital archive containing 35, original comic panels and sketches, including over 20, daily and 4, Sunday strips and about 24, original gags. In mid, editorial cartoonist John R. Rose began as Lasswell's inking assistant, and he became the strip's cartoonist after Lasswell's death in In addition to being the artist on the strip, Rose is the editorial cartoonist for Ogden Newspapers of Virginia and creates Kids' Home Newspaper , a weekly syndicated puzzle feature for Creators Syndicate.
Rose restored Barney Google as a semi-regular character. Barney got lost in the funny papers trying to find Hootin' Holler and ended up visiting Dagwood, Popeye, Beetle Bailey and more on his way to a birthday party that featured many characters from "Barney Google and Snuffy Smith" that had not been seen in decades.
The Google has a beautiful garden which is guarded night and day. All through the day he sleeps in a pool of water in the center of the garden; but when the night comes, he slowly crawls out of the pool and silently prowls around for food. Aware of the word's appeal, DeBeck launched his comic strip six years later, and the "goo-goo-googly" lyrics in the song "Barney Google" focused attention on the novelty of the word. When mathematician and Columbia University professor Edward Kasner was challenged in the late s to devise a name for a very large number, he asked his nine-year-old nephew, Milton Sirotta, to suggest a word.
Milton Sirotta died in , but author Bunny Crumpacker has speculated that the boy might have been thinking of Google the comic character. DeBeck, who had a gift for coining colorful terms, is credited with introducing several Jazz Age slang words and phrases into the English language—including "sweet mama", "horsefeathers", "heebie-jeebies", "hotsy-totsy" and "Who has seen the doodle bug? Eight years later, the name was changed to the Reuben Award after Rube Goldberg.
That same year, he won the Society's plaque for Best Humor Strip. In , the Society gave him its Elzie Segar Award named after the creator of Popeye for outstanding contributions to his profession.
Snuffy Smith currently appears in 21 countries and 11 languages. In , the strip was honored by the U. Snuffy Smith makes a brief appearance in Clifford D. Simak 's Out of Their Minds. Spark Plug captured the nation's hearts and imagination during the s, and became a merchandising bonanza for King Features and Billy DeBeck.
And there is a Spark Plug play on the road. The only thing that is lacking is a Spark Plug grand opera.
In , King Features made plans to have Snuffy Smith serving hot dogs and chili at Snuffy's Shantys across the country, the plan of a Columbus, Georgia franchiser who had hoped to have Shantys operating by In July , Dark Horse Comics issued a limited edition figure of Barney Google in a colorful collector tin as statue number 47 in their line of Classic Comic Character figures. They appeared in their own comics as well—three issues from Dell Comics in the s, four from Toby Press in the s, one from Gold Key Comics in the s, and six from Charlton Comics in the s.
Snuffy and Jughaid go fishin' and are hooked by a couple of smart-aleck fish. Snuffy's long lost English cousins leave him with a fortune and a castle. Antique Alfred buys Snuffy Smith's entire suite of authentic early American furniture Sparky becomes a sleep walking horse. Snuffy has eyes for the big prize in the upcoming turkey shoot at the County Fair.
But things get a little rough when he tries to teach Snuffy, Loweezy and Jughaid how to ski, skate and bobsled.
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Loweezy and Snuffy reminisce about their courtship through their fathers' feud. Jughaid hires a Japanese instructor to teach him judo so he can whip Bully Bonecrusher. Snuffy and Jughaid take little Bizzy Bee along on a bear hunting trip. Snuffy gets into a feud with Clem over Loweezy's hog callin' abilities.
Barney's rich uncle sends tickets for an ocean cruise. Snuffy tries to adapt the liner to the hillbilly way of life. Bizzy Bee cleans Snuffy and Barney out of house and home with her furious cleaning tactics.
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Barney tells Snuffy he should be a modern farmer if he wants more produce. He dreams the tale with a special Hootin' Holler twist. A letter sends Snuffy to college, where a clout on the head gives him new mental powers.
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But he has some competition from that equestrian lover Rudolph Horse for her hoof. Barney decides to cash in on the current music rage by recording the song Snuffy sings as he chops wood. Snuffy is drafted. But he's the wrong Smith. He goes through fire and brimstone to reach the commanding General to explain the mistake. Snuffy is tricked into becoming an accomplice in a bank robbery. The only clue is a photograph of Snuffy's hat. Actress Beulah Bangfoot wants to use Loweezy as a model for her next play. She copies Maw so closely that Snuffy can't tell them apart.
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