That's an unusual posture. Torso reversed, head almost 180 degrees twisted. What has he done to deserve this? Why, he's earned the wrath of the most petty, self-justifed, arrogant, violent man in the history of early 20th century comics.
People loved him. Everyone sided with him. No one thought they'd ever be on the receiving end of his umbrella; they agreed with him! Those people deserved it!
Let's take a look at his adventures, and see what irritated people in the 19-teens.