Friday, May 16, 2014

Did You Know That-H.T.Elmo-1933


I know, I know. Not exactly comics ad certainly not in color. That said, I was totally enamored of the H.T. Elmo art in these 1933 movie mag filler pages done in the style of RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT and a dozen other similar movie star variations. Elmo apparently did lots of this type of thing over the years on various subjects.




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  1. As you probably know, Elmo ran Lincoln Newspaper Features, for which young Jack Kirby toiled for a spell. His comics were made available to small-town weeklies for decades, such as "Puggy" (a ripoff of kid strips like "Smitty" and "Skippy") and "The Fizzle Family." I once visited the offices of a "shopper" paper in the mid-80s and they had dozens of proofs of those Elmo strips.

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