The Stripper's Guide blog discusses the history of the American newspaper comic strip.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Monday, March 2 1908 -- Tomorrow is the big fight between Jimmy Britt and Battling Nelson. Which one will win and go on to a long career in the ring, and which will lose and soon put up the gloves for good? And will Herriman ever bring to a conclusion the Hen Berry weasel hat story?
My name is Allan Holtz. I am a comic strip historian, and author of "American Newspaper Comics: An Encyclopedic Reference Guide." This blog is my outlet for all manner of interesting, oddball and rare material related to comic strip history. It is also a forum where others interested in comic strip history are encouraged to participate through the comments, or even by contributing articles.
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