Found in the Collection: Richard Guindon

We absolutely adore the clever, biting, sentimental and even existential sense of humor of the great absurdist cartoonist, Richard Guindon.

Original art by Richard Guindon. From the Richard Guindon Collection, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (click to enlarge).

Original art by Richard Guindon. From the Richard Guindon Collection, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (click to enlarge).

GuindonNiceFish

Original art by Richard Guindon. From the Richard Guindon Collection, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (click to enlarge).

Guindon’s work appeared in the The Detroit Free Press for years, as well as Paul Krassner’s The Realist and the Minneapolis Tribune, and is best known for his self-titled gag feature Guindon.

GuindonLetsDance

Original art by Richard Guindon. From the Richard Guindon Collection, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (click to enlarge).

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Original art by Richard Guindon. From the Richard Guindon Collection, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (click to enlarge).

Residing in Michigan, Guindon retired from cartooning in 2005 but his work can still be found in his website here, and those featured today are among hundreds of others within the Cartoon Library collection.

2 Comments

  1. Thanks you so much for posting – love Guindon’s work. For those inetersted, I have a blog post devoted to him at: http://www.jimkeefe.com/archives/1045

    • Caitlin McGurk

      January 17, 2013 at 3:07 pm

      Thank you for sharing! Oh, and that article about his house fire- how devastating. Makes us even happier to have so much of his later work preserved here, safe and sound.

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