Pappy’s ever-reliable memory reminds us that today is the 70th anniversary of the very first appearance of Will Eisner’s Spirit! To celebrate, he offers not one, not two, but three origin stories done by the master himself over a 26 year period!
While we’re in the newspapers, let’s read a few 1959 Jacky’s Diary Sunday strips from the unique stylist Jack Mendolsohn who, amongst other things, went on to work on Yellow Submarine.
Okay, let’s make it a day of reading the funnies, shall we? Mickey Mouse and His Horse Tanglefoot is a 1933 Floyd Gottfredson continuity that turns up over at Comiccrazys–in color from a much later hardcover reprint.
Finally today, recently deceased cartoonist Howie Post continues to get some love on the ‘Net with Cartoon Snap offering up one of his Presto Pete stories from a 1947 issue of Animal Antics.