Category Archives: Art

Scrooge In The Comics

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Characters from “A Christmas Carol” are so well-known that they show up often in comics and cartoons, particularly Scrooge. Some are just humorous takes on situations in the story, while most use the characters to make a point, often a political one. The cartoons and comics collected on this page (and being added to frequently) are posted without comment, and… Read more »

Vintage Art

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Dicken’s story has inspired artists all over the world in the century since it was published. Enjoy a few of the vintage illustrations that have been created of the beloved characters and situations in the book! Original handcolored etchings art by John Leech done in 1843 for first edition of the book: (Click on each image to view full-size.) And… Read more »

1978 Marvel Comic Adaptation

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Back in 1978, Marvel Comics published their adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.” Their dynamic artists and story-telling style brought the tale to life in a way unlike the somewhat stodgy “Classics Illustrated” books had done. The comic-book style was not changed in deference to the classic stature of the story, but retained and used to make the story more fun… Read more »