Thursday, April 03, 2008


News of Yore: Don Winslow on the Move

'Don Winslow' to GFC
E&P, 8/2/52
The "Don Winslow" comic strip, previously syndicated by Bell Syndicate, transfers to General Features Corp. Aug. 4. Begin­ning with the Aug. 18 release a new story line makes it an "all service" strip instead of the pre­vious strictly navy affair. Winslow becomes the "Ace Intelligence Of­ficer of the Department of De­fense."

Creator of "Don Winslow" is Frank V. Martinek, assistant vice-president of Standard Oil Co. (Ind.), Great Lakes district chair­men of the Oil Industry Informa­tion Committee, former Chicago newspaperman, naval intelligence officer and special F.B.I, agent.


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