DailyINK expands vintage strip selections
Great news! King Features is, at long last, doubling the number of DailyINK vintage selections
. And no indication so far that they will be increasing the $15 annual subscription fee, an amazing bargain. For Potrzebie's earlier review of DailyINK, go here
The new line-up adds Billy DeBeck
's wonderfully rich and funny Barney Google,
John Cullen Murphy's Big Ben Bolt,
Stan Drake's Heart of Juliet Jones,
Jack Mendlesohn's clever Jackys Diary,
Rudolph Dirks' The Katzenjammer Kids,
Jimmy Hatlo's Little Iodine,
the Lee Falk/Phil Davis Mandrake the Magician,
Ted Shearer's Quincy
and Radio Patrol
by Eddie Sullivan and Charlie Schmidt.
Now we're rolling! This is what I had in mind when I suggested to King Features editor Jay Kennedy many years ago that he put vintage King strips on the Internet. His reaction then was, "Where's the money?" But he eventually succeeded in launching DailyINK only months before his tragic drowning in Costa Rica, ripped from life by a riptide.
This is the opening page of a 14-page story in Little Iodine
#9 (December-January 1952). Mike Lynch has the full story at Mike Lynch Cartoons.
June 13, 1915
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