Daily Archives: 11 July 2007

Who shrunk Dagwood Bumbstead, Mr Dithers?

“Oh, I could do that with my eyes closed,” has become a cliche in the mouths of the super-confident. In 1947, Life magazine asked some well-known comic strip artists to draw their characters with their eyes closed. This is how Dagwood Bumstead the perenially-late-for-work, always-sleeping-on-the-couch husband of Blondie turned out in the hands of his…