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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Dexter

Archie took inspiration from things like Andy Hardy and then spawned tons of teen imitators in comic books. Late 1940s small comic book publisher Dearfield Publishing put out only a handful of titles. There first was Foxy Fagan, Panhandler Pete and Jennifer, “Red” Rabbit, a female lead teen title Junie Prom and there was Dexter. I wish I knew who the artist was, I love the loose, sparkling brushwork and his girlfriend is kinda hot. We don’t know her name till the fourth page of the first story in the first issue, reprinted below. It’s Jill. Dexter had five issues before he and Jill drove his Archie-inspired jalopy into the sunset…

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