From my grade two art book, in Mrs. Williams’s class at West Ward Public School in Orillia, circa 1957. Yes, I saved it.
It’s obviously Elvis Presley because it looks just like him. But I kinda spelled his name wrong.
There are questions.
Either the female fan has two pens for his autograph, or she’s preparing to stab him with nails. Was she really a fan, or was she something else?
Elvis is playing his guitar left-handed. Why? Was it a signal?
Although I can’t make out most of the words in the speech balloon because they were coloured over with red crayon, I think I can read ‘A cat’ at the top, and maybe ‘bot it’ at the bottom.
Why were the words coloured over? Curious.
Was ‘bot it’ code for ‘bought it, as in ‘killed’? Did Elvis already feel he was going to buy it? Was he on the KGB hit list and he knew it?
Did Krushchev’s wife have an x-rated crush on Elvis, which might not have sat well with Nikita, thus escalating the Cold War?
Who was cat?
Was Elvis actually singing? Or was it a cry for help?
And what about Mrs. Williams? Did anybody REALLY know her?