Notes concerning spectatorship and framing:
Notes concerning the business of the strips:
- The copyright and pricetag on Outcault's drawing, carefully positioned next to other retail "bargains," cheapen Outcault's version of the Kid and place him in the same category as the laughable ads that line Hogan's Alley.
Detail from George Luks, "Bargain Day in Hogan'sAlley," World 10 Jan. 1897. Reproduced from microfilm.