Trigger warning: Before you scroll down to view this cartoon panel, be advised that it represents a decidely sexist view of office life. Girligraphs” — aka "Cuties" — ran in scores of American newspapers from the early 1940s until 1971. I was surprised to learn that the cartoonist, E. Simms Campbell, was known as the Jackie Robinson of commercial art and cartooning. His work appeared in nearly every issue of Esquire from 1933 to 1958, and in Cosmopolitan, Redbook, the New Yorker and Playboy. 


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