Sunday, June 28, 2015

MARVIN the Martian

A  L  O  H  A !

(Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century 

1953  First Appearance)


FACT:
The string of
typographical symbols 
comic strips use 
to indicate profanity
 ("$%@!")
 is called a grawlix.


Linking to
Mural Monday


Thank YOU!
                            cloudia

16 comments:

Kay said...

I'm always amazed at the interesting things you see around town. I need to open my eyes more.

Elephant's Child said...

Grawlix is a wonderful work. I may adopt it - thank you.

Cloudia said...

Aloha, Sisters!

Teresa said...

I learn the coolest things on your blog.

Small Kucing said...

oh...i didnt know that :)

eileeninmd said...

Hello Cloudia, cool mural. I learned a new word today, grawlix. Thanks for sharing, have a happy Monday!

Tom said...

Looks like he;s just hanging around. Aloha Tom The Backroads Traveller

TexWisGirl said...

thanks for the new word and the old marvin. :)

Tanya Breese said...

i remember him!

William Kendall said...

That's a word I didn't know, though I'm used to its use in comic strips.

Cloudia said...

I get the coolest comments! You folks are rare gems!

Oakland Daily Photo said...

He looks a little nevous being among us. Are those real shadows to his left or part of the composition? Grawlix, eh? I needed to know that word. Thanks. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

Indrani said...

I didn't know that!!!
Thanks!

Halcyon said...

Funny find. I like the bright yellow.

Gunn said...

A Nice and funny wall. Great colours & light too.

Karen S. said...

Oh yeah, beautiful to behold mostly too!