Mayan Comics: Thought Bubbles, Crude Jokes, And Even An Ancient Bugs Bunny

By Kellar Ellsworth
Blondie Has Run For Nearly 100 years, Yet it still a Baby Compared to Mayan Comics. Source: (flickriver.com)

You might think that the earliest comic strips started in the 1920s. Those daily black and white newspaper panels that were delivered to door to door and starred the humorous exploits of characters like The Katzenjammer Kids, Gasoline Alley, and Blondie brought people joy every day. However, these weren't the first comics. Not even close. Believe it or not, Mayan comics go all the way back to 600 AD