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October 24th is R K Laxman's birthday. His early work was mostly in Kannada for the humor magazine "Koravanji"/ Posting some from Koravanji
"ರೇಶನ್ ಆಫೀಸರ ಮಗ ಕಣೋ ಅವನು"
~ Inimitable R K Laxman in Koravanji (1949) #Kannada
In this 1943 RK Laxman cartoon, Aspirin is substituted for 'change' money (à la Eclairs today) #Kannada
Another gem from R K Laxman's early cartoons in Kannada
ನಮಗೆ ಈಗ ಬೇಕಾಗಿರುವುದು ... ಶಾಂತಿ _ ಶಾಂತಿ _ ಶಾಂತಿ !!!

R K Laxman in Koravanji 1949 #Kannada
"ನಮ್ಮ ಮೇಷ್ಟ್ರು ಅಂತ ತಿಳ್ಕೋಂಡ್ ಸೈಕಲ್ ಬಿಟ್-ಬಿಟೆ ಸಾರ್"
R K Laxman cartoon from 1940s in Kannada mag Koravanji
R K Laxman's illustration for H Y Sharadaprasad's Kannada translation of "Swamy and his Friends"/ Published in 1945.
R K Laxman's sketch of Dr. Rajkumar. (From Times of India archives, 2000) #Kannada
R K Laxman's sketch of Masti Venkatesha Iyengar. (From Times of India archives) #Kannada
R K Laxman's illustration for the cover of KuVemPu's 'Bommanahalliya Kindarajogi' #Kannada
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