• George Wunder's Terry and the Pirates Background Detailing

    4 days ago - By Art Contrarian

    American newspaper comic strips were greatly reduced in size decades ago and their content was reduced to various kinds of humor. Gone were the plot-continuity strips occupying a half or even a full page such as were found in 1930s Sunday papers.
    One such strip was Terry and the Pirates , an adventure series taking place in China. When World War 2 came along, it evolved into a military-themed strip. By late 1946 Milton Caniff, its creator, had tired of the distribution syndicate's control and moved on to create an Air Force themed adventure strip.
    Due to its popularity, Terry was continued...
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