Monday, 27 January 2014
Satirical magazine avatars, mascots, characters, and personifications
Krokodil's red crocodile functioned as a symbol for the magazine, but also a character in some of its images and the imagined editor of the publication. Other magazines had/have similar avatars. I'm interested in whether any scholarly study has considered this phenomenon.
Punch magazine's Mr Punch.
Private Eye's knight
Krokodil's red crocodile