POLITICA COMICA. SEMANARIO DE COMBATE Y CARICATURAS. NO. 4.
Villegas Baez, Carlos (dir.).

Mexico, D.F.: Carlos Villegas Baez, 1928. First printing [16] p., illus., color illus. wrps., 4to., covers rubbed and pages toned, otherwise a very good copy Very Good Staplebound Issue 4 of this weekly magazine of political satire. Lampoons the political, social and economic elite of late 1920s Mexico with grotesque caricaturized renditions to illustrate corruption and ill-will towards the nation's working classes. Many of the illustrations and articles deal with class struggle, labor issues and economic inequality in a humorous and hyberbolized way. Cover illustration mocks Luis Napoleon Morones, a powerful union boss cited in an entry of the Encyclopedia of Mexico as "undoutedly decisie in MExico's post-Revolutionary reconstruction." This issue published only eight years after the close of the Mexican Revolution (Item ID: 166875)

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