Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Magazine Cover Comics: Barbara's Bad Man
Hearst's International Feature Service offered up Barbara's Bad Man, which ran from November 23 1930 to February 22 1931 on newspaper Sunday magazine covers. Between the glorious art of John Held, Jr. and the finely spun verses of Berton Braley, it was one of the more entertaining magazine cover series, in my opinion. Of course the storyline was the typical goofy love story, but so well done that you can forgive the creaky, but seemingly required, magazine cover series plot.
Labels: Magazine Cover Comics
The three syndicates that handled it, Philadelphia Press, McClure, and the Ledger Syndicate are all long gone, and the trade mark (which was given to me) expired years ago.