«this deserves an oscar this description thing is weird This definitely belongs in my garage This cunt of a man behind the camera needs to shut the fuck up.»
His entire unemployed life transpires between the neighborhood pub and the couch in the living room at home where he sleeps off his indulgence. In his occasional active moments, he sometimes beats his wife, whose strength of character makes her the real star of the strip. In short, there is nothing likable about Andy Capp—and certainly nothing admirable. To Americans, judging by the values they say they live by, Andy Capp represents everything they are taught from infancy to eschew energetically wherever possible. Yet despite his wholly unsavory behavior, he was immediately hugely popular in this country—a roaring success. Andy Capp is the creation of Reginald Smyth, who added a final -e to his last name by way of adopting a pen name.
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The mirth and misogyny of Andy Capp
Andy Capp is Sixty This Year | The Comics Journal
Andy Capp was a product of the s - an era when newspapers dominated and domestic violence was still a mainstream source of humour. Why, almost 60 years after he first appeared in the Daily Mirror, is a layabout lout from north-east England still popular? Homer Simpson called him a "wife-beating drunk" while his creator Reg Smythe said he was a "horrible little man". Yet the stereotypical, flat cap-wearing northerner from Hartlepool has clocked up more than 20, cartoon strips in newspapers around the world since - and is still going strong. Although his ability to shirk work remains unaltered, Andy has had to change to suit society, says Nick Hiley, of the British Cartoon Archive. It has more than 2, Andy Capp sketches from his first 10 years in the Daily Mirror - a shocking of which contain examples of domestic violence.
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Andy Capp -A kids cartoon about a drunk who avoids his wide in bars and smokes like a freight chain - gotta love the 70's. The World of Andy Capp has uploaded photos to Flickr. Andy Capp Jack and I used to laugh at this comic. Today we'll see the rest of them.
It also was syndicated in the United States by Creators Syndicate, starting in In its early days, the Andy Capp strip was accused of perpetuating stereotypes about Britain's Northerners , who are seen in other parts of England as chronically unemployed, dividing their time between the living room couch and the neighborhood pub, with a few hours set aside for fistfights at soccer games. Even his name is a perfect phonetic rendition of that region's pronunciation of the word "handicap" which the cartoonist chose because a handicap is exactly what Andy is to his hard-working wife, Flo.