Monday, March 09, 2009
Obscurity of the Day: The Wonder-Girl's Diary
The Wonder-Girl's Diary was Michelson't first comic strip work at Hearst, executed shortly after he switched over from the World. As far as I know from the index done by others, it did not run on Michelson's home turf at the New York American. I can only report that it ran sporadically in Hearst's LA Examiner from March 11 to May 28 1909.
Michelson went on to greater fame in the art world, first as a movie poster artist in the 1920s, then fine art for the rest of his life. Michelson died in 1964.
From the Fast Show character guide at answers.com:
Different With Boys, who acts in harsh and professional, "no-nonsense" way in front of female friends and colleagues but transforms into a giggling, ditzy, stereotypical "bimbo" whenever she is introduced to a man.