Monday, December 16, 2013

A Four Color Christmas, Day 16: Feliz Navidad, Americanos

Cover of Four Color #867 [Santa Claus Funnies] (December 1957), painted art by unknown

Allegedly, this painting of old Saint Nick is a swipe of a photograph of Fidel Castro. I couldn't find the exact photograph, so I had to make do in the Bully Photoshop Labs with making you this:

On the other hand, I imagine Castro would not have been flattered by the comparison, judging from the official position of the Cuban government on Santa Claus:

Front page headline from The Miami News, November 15, 1959
(Click picture to Double Corona-size)

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