Vintage Writer Cartoons and Jokes

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(Your Moment of Friday Writing Zen)

Every week, I spelunk into the Writer's Digest archives to find the wisest, funniest, or downright strangest moments from our 92 years of publication.

This week, here’s an array of vintage writer cartoons/writer comics from 1952 (which was a delightfully writer-joke–heavy year for the magazine).

Happy Friday!

Writer's Digest magazine, 1952 | Writer Cartoons

(Writer's Digest, 1952)

(Writer's Digest, 1952)

Writer's Digest magazine, 1952 | Writer Cartoons

(Writer's Digest, 1952)

Writer's Digest magazine, 1952 | Writer Cartoons

(Writer's Digest, 1952)

Writer's Digest magazine, 1952 | Writer Cartoons

(Writer's Digest, 1952)

Writer's Digest magazine, 1952 | Writer Cartoons

(Writer's Digest, 1952)

Writer's Digest magazine, 1952 | Writer Cartoons

(Writer's Digest, 1952)

Writer's Digest magazine, 1952 | Writer Cartoons

(Writer's Digest, 1952)

Writer's Digest magazine, 1952 | Writer Cartoons

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Want more from the archives? Check out our January 2012 issue (The Novelist’s Survival Kit), which features “Tried & True: Timeless Novel Advice” from the likes of Stephen King and 22 others. And for 90 tips from our 90-year retrospective in 2010, click here.

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