The Press: Inhuman Man

In the middlebrow Atlantic Monthly, the highbrows' lowbrow Cartoonist Al Capp confessed last week to a secret ambition—"to get published in something that won't be used to wrap fish in the next morning. And so, the other day, I was Writing a book." Its title: I Remember Monster. ("The first part" explained Al "is a memoir of my early days as assistant to a well-known cartoonist.") Under its tomfoolishness, Capp's article in the February issue of the Atlantic (cover by Capp) was a perceptive essay on Charlie Chaplin,

Al Capp and what makes people laugh.

"All comedy is based on man's delight in...