I can't believe it! Some actual action, and shown to us instead of us just hearing about it! This is usually the talkiest strip in history. Don't get me wrong — I do like Connie. It is quite imaginative, and of course looks wonderful. But no one could accuse it of being all two-fisted action. It's not even one-fisted! Sometimes it's very hard to follow, since all that has happened is talk and more talk. And, of course, being locked in back rooms (or in grottos), and then finding a chink in the wall that either (a) lets Connie escape, or (b) lets her spy on the bad guys. But this week — an explosion! I think I had better go lie down, to recover.
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.
Have some information about a strip or cartoonist you'd like to share? I'd love to hear from you! You can post a comment on any post (click on 'Post a Comment' at the end of any post), or email me (see below).
Note: All images on this blog are thumbnails - click on the images to see full size readable versions. Some browsers may require you to click on the image a second time to see the image at absolute full size (not reduced to fit your screen).
All editorial matter on this blog is copyright 2005-16 Allan Holtz, except editorial matter in posts signed by Alex Jay, and may not
be reproduced without permission. All Rights Reserved.
All images of comic strip art are copyright by their respective copyright holders
except those in public domain. If you are the copyright holder of an image
displayed on this blog and would like a specific copyright displayed, or believe
the display transcends fair use, please contact me.