Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The Clippers-Irwin Hasen-1945

Best known for his work on the DC/All-American line and later his DONDI comic strip, I stand by my contention that his humor strips were actually his most fully realized work.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Spacehawk-Basil Wolverton-1940

First a whole week of comics that were not in four color at all, now here's a story that's not even comics! I'm not entirely sure Wolverton wrote it, either. Definitely his art, though.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Suzie-Claire S. Moe-1943

Best remembered as a MY FRIEND IRMA clone with a Veronica lake hairdo in stories drawn often by Samm Schwartz, the SUZIE strip actually predated IRMA. Here's an earlier version with a whole different style and sensibility, drawn by one of the rare female artists of the day.

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Glory Forbes, Vigilante-George Tuska-1944

Some fun storytelling and lively early work from later Marvel/DC stalwart George Tuska!


Saturday, December 26, 2015

Dr. Diamond-Allen Ulmer-1941

A half naked good guy with a mustache and a cape fights a giant robot. Nuff Said!

Friday, December 25, 2015

Christmas Sunday Newspaper Strips-Various-1932

We've doen a full week of random year daily holiday strips. Now here's some Sundays, all from 1932. Sorry the archives don't have them in color, though. Click to make them readable. MeRrY ChRiStMaS!