Friday, April 10, 2009
YOU CAN CALL “GOOD FRIDAY” GOOD.
I always admire writers and artists who explicitly intertwine their religious convictions in their crafts. And the religion tends not to be mystical, but more or less traditionally Christian. Johnny Hart,, the brilliant and highly honored cartoonist, the creator of “B.C.” and “The Wizard of Id”, exemplifies this best. The most famous of these has come to be known as “The Good Friday Strip”. My favorite is a strip were Wiley,, one of his well-known “B.C.” characters writing on a stone tablet: