History of The Green Gladiator: Jasperman!

By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor  He has the brawn of Samson, the intellect of Socrates and the courage of Achilles. He is Jasperman.  Jasperman was a comic strip featured in The Jasper Journal, a student-run newspaper at Manhattan College that ran from 1966-1970. The story and illustration of the Jasperman character came from the imagination of alumni Jerry Breen.  The Green Gladiator first debuted … Continue reading History of The Green Gladiator: Jasperman!

What is the “Jasper Journal?”

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor & Asst. Production Editor It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nope, It’s Jasperman.  The Jasperman is a comic strip originated by Jerry Breen, who is a graduate of the Manhattan College class of 1971. The comic strip was published in the Jasper Journal from 1966 to 1971.  The Jasper Journal, a rival student-run newspaper to the Quadrangle, served the MC … Continue reading What is the “Jasper Journal?”