Down, Marmaduke! / Brad Anderson

Down, Marmaduke! / Brad Anderson

20th Century American Paperback Humor Collection

The collection contains 2500 individual paperback humor and joke books in a variety of subject areas.

The collection includes:

Cartoon and cartoon strip reprint editions, including:

  • The Addams Family (Charles Addams)
  • Barnaby and Mr. O'Malley (Crockett Johnson)
  • B. C. (Johnny Hart)
  • Hazel (Ted Key)
  • Dennis the Menace (Haank Ketchum)
  • Doonesbury (Gary Trudeau)
  • Garfield (Jim Davis)
  • Li'l Abner (Al Capp)
  • Marmaduke (Brad Anderson)
  • Miss Peach (Mel Lazarus)
  • Peanuts (Charles Schultz)
  • Pogo (Walt Kelly)
  • There Ought to be a Law ( Harry Shorten)
  • They'll do it Every Time (Jimmy Hatlo)

Joke books, including:

  • Aardvarrk Jokes
  • The Complete Pun Book
  • Doggone Dog Joke Book
  • 101 pet jokes
  • 101 Wacky Facts about Mummies
  • Teenage Cartoons and Jokes
  • Your Own Joke Book

Sports humor, including:

  • Baseball laughs
  • Doctor Golf
  • Locer Room Humor
  • 101 Super Sports Jokes
  • Wacky Sports

Humourous essays, by authors including:

  • Milton Berle
  • Art Buchwald
  • Johnny Carson
  • Bennett Cerf
  • Wally Cox
  • Phyllis Diller
  • Alan King
  • Art Linkletter
  • S. J. Perelman
  • Alan Sherman
  • Shel Silverstein
  • Carl Reiner
  • Jame Thurber
  • Alexander Wollcott
  • P. G. Wodehouse

Comic novels, by authors including:

  • Jules Feiffer
  • Ernie Kovacs
  • Max Schulman
  • Dr. Suess

Ethnic humor, including:

  • The Official Jewish/Irish Joke Book
  • The Official Polish-Italian Joke Book
  • Jewish Curses for all Occasions

Military humor, including:

  • Back Home
  • The Best of Sargeant Mike
  • For the Serviceman
  • G.I. Jokes
  • Highlights from Yank, the Army Weekly
  • Sgt. Bilko Joke Book
  • With Sgt. Mike in Vietnam

Sex humour, including:

  • All About Girls
  • Bachelor's Joke Book
  • Battle of the Sexes
  • Cartoon Sexhibit
  • For Newlyweds
  • Honeymoon Humor
  • Limericks Lewd and Lusty
  • Mating Manual
  • Modern Casanova's Handbook
  • Sex Rears its Lovely Head
  • Sex Without Tears

Collections and compilations, including:

  • Belly Laugh's Annual
  • Best Gags and Funniest Cartoons from Whiz Bang
  • The Best of Penthouse Cartoons
  • Best of the Bedside Esquire
  • Cartoon Laffs From True, The Man's Magazine
  • The Mad Reader
  • Over 100 Best Cartoons
  • The True Album of Cartoons


Rebecca Wingfield

Rebecca Wingfield

Curator for American and British Literature