Metafictional rowdiness | Creating a composite, corporate world
This character's rowdiness consists of the metafictional gesture of drawing himself.
Characters from different strips by different authors inhabit the same corporate fantasy world.

Richard F. Outcault et al., cover for American Humorist, New York Journal 3 Oct. 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 86.