Fw: 1920s Arthurian Comic Strip (UK)
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Subject: [Platinum] Digest Number 1611
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2004 20:12:25 -0700
From: John Adcock <ponche@...>
Subject: Flapper at King A's Court
"Cuddles. A Flapper at King Arthur's Court" by Forbell. Kay Features Inc.
Great Britain Rights Reserved. March 4/29, March 5, 29, May 6, 29. Toronto
Canadian or British strip.
British artist J. Millar Watt's "Pop" also ran here in the twenties as did
Flo Lancaster and Thomas Maybank's "Uncle Oojah," kids comic with an Indian
elephant hero. Oojah had everything ; balloons, captions; poetry.
Bryan Munn tells me the Toronto Telegram had a number of strips as well as
1933's "Men of the Mounted" and "Robin Hood" by writer Ted McCall who went
on to work with Canadian comic book company Anglo American in the forties.
I found one - a poor strip called "Charlie Chump An All-Canadian Comic
Strip" by Harold B. West. (1924) British and Colonial Press. TT published
cartoon contests for the readers, and judging by its quality- this would be
where West was recruited. January 9, 1924 ;
Anglo American ;
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