The Pocket Book of Esquire Cartoons Author:Esquire Here is America, the sunny side up! — More than 10,000 cartoons were scanned to select the group presented here. Those included were judged among the best to come out of nearly 300 issues of Esquire. — Separately they are the sometimes nostalgic, often daring, provocative, brash and always funny product of 37 different cartoonists. — Together they ... more »form a rare and complete picture of American humor in the last quarter century, from Prohibition to Depression to postwar prosperity.