See Ya in The Funny Papers

P.I. Spoofs and Callouts in Comics & Cartoons

 

AND BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR…

What’s the scoop? If anyone can fill me in on any of the above suspects—or add to this rogue’s gallery of comic book and cartoon characters at least temporarily drafted into the Shamus Game, our lines are open.

Like, Snoopy as Joe Private Eye? Was that a thing? Or just fan art?

FURTHER INVESTIGATION

RECOMMENDED READING

  • The Defective Detective: Mystery Parodies By The Great Humorists (1992)Buy this book
    This fantastic collection, edited by Steve Carper, contains many of the above parodies.
  • Gun in Cheek (1982)
    Son of Gun in Cheek (1987)
    Bill Pronzini’s sings the praises of his beloved “alternative classics” Essential reading.
Report respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.

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