womenwearingwolves: An unexpected highlight of Thanksgiving:…


An unexpected highlight of Thanksgiving: one of those “I have a book to show you, book lady” conversations was an unexpected reveal.

Meet the subversive musings of Rebecca McCann and her Cheerful Cherub, as also noted by the Neglected Books Page, originally created for the Chicago Evening Post.

P.S. did cities really used to have nighttime papers and daytime papers? That’s so soft and romantic. I’m all nighttime paper all the way.

McCann created her comic strip in 1917 and her many interesting creative works were collected and published by her best friend, who detailed in the intros her friend’s boundless creativity and three marriages wedged in to her very short life–she died at 30.

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