Herman Graphic.jpg
Line Separator plain .jpg

Think about this one: the doctor can't lose!

Herman Amnesia.jpg

For the viewer, the narrative element in the "amnesia" cartoon consists of imagining the future scenarios in which the patient fails to collect on the doctor's offer.

Line Separator plain .jpg

Not "optometrist":

Herman Optimist.jpg

Part of the humor here is that there exists an office for I. Bright the optimist. All of us could probably use a session with Bright -- though if his advice to the man who has just left proves wrong, the "patient" will have to visit a real eye (not "I")  specialist.

Line Separator plain .jpg

Virtue-signaling as a sales ploy:

Herman Coat.jpg

There are at least five virtue signals in the salesman's offer.

Line Separator plain .jpg

The logic of governmental mandates:

Herman Airport Security.jpg

Imagine the airflight on which every passenger carries a gun. What could possibly go wrong?

Line Separator plain .jpg

A spoof of the fears about the escalation of destructive weapons in war:

herman BigTomahawk.jpg

Imagine the narrative sequence in which the brave charges the enemy line with his super-weapon!

Line Separator plain .jpg

No doubt that he doesn't follow directions, the medicine will prove ineffective:

Herman doctor pills.jpg

Maybe if the patient could learn to sleepwalk to the medicine counter...

Line Separator plain .jpg

There are a few coins at his feet...

HermanViolin.jpg

At least some passersby were moved to contribute. I would.

Line Separator plain .jpg