Thursday, August 19, 2010
Obscurity of the Day: Bibs 'n' Tucker
The strip is about a toddler, Bibs, and his dog Tucker. Since the strip ran only on rare occasions the gags and characters are pretty generic, the only hook being that Bibs wears a bib that seems to have the same over-starching problem as Dilbert's tie.
I'm only aware of the strip running on a few isolated occasions. It began sometime in 1955 and the last installment seems to have run on August 18 1957.
Anyone have a run of Daily News sections from the 1950s who can help out on confirming the start and end dates of these ROP features?
I have some but have never come across this strip. What with this and my interest in Bumper to Bumper, I guess researching this paper when I am in New York is at the top of my list.
The Library of Congress has an original cartoon drawing by him from 1942 in the Art Wood Collection.Post a Comment