A Stir in the Roost.
"What! Another Chicken?
Puck Magazine Cover
Vol. 1 No. 1, March 14, 1877
9" w x 12 1/2" h
Puck's English edition premiered with a cover that depicted
a barnyard full of New York journalists.
Left to right: Whitelaw Reid (New York
Tribune), Benjamin Wood
(Daily News), George Jones (New York Times), James Gordon Bennett
(New York Herald), Charles Dana (New York Sun), William Cullen Bryant (New
York Evening Post). In the lower left is Frank Leslie (Leslie's
beside the editor of the Daily Graphic and in the lower right, Thomas Nast
(Harper's Weekly). Perched on the roost behind Puck are the editors of two
of Leslie's other publications, Budget of Fun and Jolly Joker.