The Kid's chaos disrupts the boundary of the picture frame.
The transgression of the border between picture and world adapts rowdy spectatorship to the world of frames.

Richard F. Outcault, "The Yellow Kid's New Phonograph Clock," cartoon, New York Journal 14 Feb. 1897; rpt. in R.F. Outcault's The Yellow Kid: A Centennial Celebration of the Kid Who Started the Comics, (Northampton, Massachusetts: Kitchen Sink Press, 1995) plate 72.