Mystery Strips of E&P – “F” Listings

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter F. If you don’t recall what I’m doing here, read this post. Any and all information is greatly appreciated and positive proof is rewarded as well.

Fair Game – Stephanie Piro – Chronicle Features – daily panel – 1996-98
Faith, Hope And Sue – Lisa Wild – Davey Associates – daily panel – 1994
Familiar Folks – Bill Nickel – Editorial Services – weekly panel – 1947
Family – Doug Wright – Toronto Star Syndicate – weekly strip – 1980
Family K624 – Tim Jackson – Creative License Studio – weekly – 1999-2002
Family Popcorn – Shel Dorf, Tom Reese – self-syndicated – daily strip – 1997
The Family – Wildt – American International Syndicate – daily strip – 1991-94
Familyades – Lois Gilbert – Associated Midwest Newspaper Syndicate – daily panel – 1937-38
Famous Fighters – John Wentworth – National Newspaper Service – daily strip – 1932
Famous Monuments – Hendrick van Loon – Christy Walsh Syndicate – weekly strip – 1927
Famous Pastimes – Paul Sell – Leeds Features – daily panel – 1933
Fantom Of The Fair – Paul Gustavson – Watkins Syndicate – weekly strip – 1939
Farm Life – Harlan Wade – Trans World News – daily strip – 1978
Fast Lane – Harley Schwadron – Davey Associates, Copley News Service – weekly, daily panel – 1993-present
Father Victor – John T. O’Brien – National Catholic Welfare Conference – weekly strip – 1958-60
Faulty Fables – Rick Stromoski – Whitegate Features – daily – 1990-91 (Charles Brubaker contacted the creator who said “it was negotiated to be syndicated but as far as I know nothing came of it”)
Faxtoons – Dan Rosandich – Great Lakes Features – weekly – 1991-92
Feedback – Doc and Rebecca Blakely – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1987
Ffarm.com – Bob Englehart, Pat McGrath – Paradigm-TSA – daily and Sunday strip – 1999 (Found! in Hartford Courant)
The Field Family – Al Brooks – Humor Books Syndicate – weekly strip – 1993-96
The 52 Club – Rooney W. Davis – Quality Art Service – weekly panel – 1967-69
The Fighting Chaplain – Carl Pfeufer – Eric Jon Associates – weekly strip – 1955-61 (Alberto Becattini says it ran in the Catholic Weekly – not a newspaper by our definition)
Figleaves – Greg Curfman – Sandcastles Syndicate – weekly strip – 1976-79
The Final Frontier – Dawn Munson – American International Syndicate – daily panel – 1993-95
Fireman Sam – Joe Buresch – Miller Features – daily strip – 1939
The First Lady – Madeline Brogan – Tribune Media Services – daily and Sunday strip – 1993
First World War – Laurence Stallings – Register & Tribune Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1934
Fish Story – Randy Bisson – American International Syndicate – daily panel – 1988-98
A Flash Of Luck – S. M. Nemer – Thompson Service – daily panel – 1934
Fletcher Of The 4-H’ers – Joe Buresch – self-syndicated – weekly panel – 1958-86 (Alberto Becattini quotes Buresch as saying that it ran in farm publications)
Flight – J.H. Mason, W.D. Tipton – McNaught – daily panel – 1935 (found! by Fram in Salt Lake Tribune)
Flip Art – Al Goring – self-syndicated – weekly panel – 1975-77
Fluffhead – Jacques Boivin – Miller Services – daily panel – 1979
Flying Legion – William Winston – National Newspaper Service – daily strip – 1939-42 (Alberto Becattini says it was a topper to Skyroads – I have never seen a Skyroads Sunday)
Focus On Fact – Neville Randall – Interpress – daily strip – 1973
Fodor’s Follies – Laszlo Fodor – Bell Syndicate – daily panel – 1938-39
Folly’s Thinkshop – Richard Jarrett – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1979-82
A Fool There Was – Pete Keenan – International Syndicate – weekly panel – 1927-28
Footsies – Bill Shelly – Wade Allen Syndicate – daily panel – 1968
For Better Or Worse – Justin Manning – Four Corners Syndicate – weekly panel – 1968-70
For Heaven’s Sake – Ruth Davis, Bob Maley – Heavenly Comics Syndicate – daily panel – 1969-72
For Pete’s Sake – Robert Righetti – Danny Ball Productions – weekly panel – 1978-79
For Warped Minds Only – Ralph Hamellmann – Global Features – daily and Sunday strip – 1991-93
For Women Only – Isabelle Ziegler – Carlile Crutcher Syndicate – daily strip – 1939
Fortune Kookies – Charles Glass – Chicago Tribune-NY News Syndicate – daily panel – 1973-77
Foto Finish – Charles McKenzie – United Cartoonists Syndicate – daily – 1988
The Fourth Floor – Todd Schowalter – Plain Label Press – daily strip – 2001-03
The Fox And The Crow – Jim Davis – McClure Syndicate – daily strip – 1950
Fractured Facts – John Locke – Syndicated News Service – weekly panel – 1994-present
Francie Frills – Vic Herman – McClure Syndicate – daily panel – 1948
Freak Patents – Harvey Peake – Carlile Crutcher Syndicate – daily panel – 1936
Fred – Leonard Bruce, Charles Durck – Leoleen-Durck Creations – daily – 1983-92
Freddie Fix It – Mike Gray, Bob Hyde – Nationwide Features Syndicate – daily panel – 1949-50 [Charles Thompson supplies proof that Nationwide was a producer of advertising strips; not eligible for SG listing]
Free Zone – Winthrop Prince – Chronicle Features – weekly – 1985-90 (existence verified by author – thanks Winthrop!)
Froyd – Philippe Grabowski, Bob Keleman – Syndicated News Service – daily and Sunday strip – 1991-present
Frustration – Ray Hanson – Register & Tribune Syndicate – daily panel – 1974
Fun Bug – Howard Rands – Al Smith Service – weekly panel – 1978 (Todd Hillmer found this feature, turned out to be an activity panel, not eligible for the SG index)
Funnigrams – W.F. Peters – Publishers Feature Service – weekly panel – 1946-49
Funny Form – Charles Barsotti – Chicago Tribune-NY News Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1974 (Charles Brubaker checked with the creator, who says it was never sold or syndicated)
Funny Money – Dan Shefelman – King Features – weekly – 1991 CONFIRMED by creator (see post below)
Funny Side Up – Trent – World Feature Service – weekly strip – 1931
Funtime – Edo Anderson – Smith-Mann Syndicate – weekly strip – 1951-54
Fusebox – Greg Panneitz – Continental Features – weekly strip – 2002-present
Future Eye – John Mayo, Jerry Siegel – McClure Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1953
Fuzzy – Leonard Bruce – Leoleen-Durck Creations – daily – 1983-92

Mystery Strips of E&P – “D” Listings

After a long layoff I’m finally back to listing mystery strips. Today’s post is brought to you by the letter D. If you don’t recall what I’m doing here, read this post. Any and all information is greatly appreciated and rewarded as well.

Dad Allen – Leonard Merrill – Thompson Service – daily panel – 1932-33
Dad Burns – Al Ware – self-syndicated – twice weekly panel – 1966
Daffy Demonstrations – Ray Rohn – Ledger Syndicate – daily panel – 1926
Dairy Boy – Ferd Himme – Lowery Cartoon Corp – weekly panel – 1932
Daisy Daily and Dotty Dawn – Larry Whittington – General Features – weekly strip – 1937-42
Dan Dennis – Sam Gilman – Watkins Syndicate – weekly strip – 1939
Dan Hastings – Jack Binder, Fred Guardineer, Ken Fitch – Harry Chesler Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1937-38
Dan Savage – Bob Goodbread – Dickson-Bennett – daily strip – 1981-82
Dash Sanders – Frank Cunningham, Hal Sharpe – Thompson Service – daily strip – 1938
Dash Of Humor – Art Bouthiller – Creative Comic Syndicate – weekly panel – 1991-92
Davey Dollar – Steve Byrne – R-GAB Features – daily/weekly panel – 1980
David Copperfield – David Volkmelker – Jolyon Features – daily – 1939
The DeBrees – Barsotti, Kipp – LA Times Syndicate – unknown – 1975 (found! by Cole Johnson in the Philadelphia Inquirer – thanks Cole!)
Deadwood Gulch – Gordon (Boody) Rogers – Eastern Color – weekly strip – 1930-34
Dean Denton – Harry Francis Campbell – Walkins Syndicate – weekly strip – 1939
Dear Gods – Leonard Bruce, Ross Osterman – Leoleen-Durck Creations – daily strip – 1991-92
Deb’s Diary – Earl Reeder – National Newspaper Service – daily panel – 1928
Deep River Dan – Joe Buresch – Newspaper Art Features – daily strip – 1939
Demetrakis – Manos Pavlidis – Mid-Continent Features – daily – 1975
Dennis Dull – Phil Young – Chronicle Features – daily panel – 1993
Derby Dan – Bozz – Press Alliance – daily strip – 1940
Desprit Danny & Tess Turrible – A.C. Sells Jr. – Thompson Service – daily strip – 1935
Detective Dolt – Walt Clay, Don Easton – United Feature Syndicate – unknown – 1933
Detectives Nehi & Skyhi – Joe Buresch – Thompson Service – daily strip – 1934-36
Diamond Challenge – Jim Evans, Jim Johnson – United Fetaures – daily and Sunday strip – 1991-97
Diary Of Dr. Hayward – Curt Davis – Eisner-Iger Associates/Pan American Press – weekly strip – 1939-50
Diary Of A Good Girl – Melisse – King Features – daily panel – 1937
Did You Know? – John Jarvis – Community & Suburban Press Service – weekly panel – 1978
Didja’ Hear? – Herman – Western Newspaper Union – weekly panel – 1948
Different Blokes – Kevin Miller, David Watkins – Suzerain Group – daily strip – 1993-94
Dilly – Dell Healy – Trans World News Service – daily strip – 1979
Dim Wits – David Rogers – American International Syndicate – daily panel – 1979
Ding Bats – Nonnee Coan – Chicago Daily News – daily panel – 1973
Dinky Doyle – Frank Thomas – Consolidated News Features – daily strip – 1946
The Dinosaur Circus – Elena Steier – DBR Media – weekly – 2001-03 (found! by Charles Brubaker in the Drumright (OK) Gusher – thanks Charles!)
A Dip In The Future – A.A. Goodrum – Thompson Service – daily panel – 1932
Diplomatic Pooch – Jim Asher, Phil Evans – Evans & Cooke – daily strip – 1970-71
Dizzy Heights – G. Melikov – Nu-Way Features – daily panel – 1936
Do You Believe – Steve Feeley, Ed Kuekes – Lafave Syndicate – daily panel – 1955-62 (found by Alex Jay in Aberdeen American-News– cartoon turns out to be a minor element, more of an illustration, not eligible for SG listing)
Do You Know That – George Gunderson – Star Syndicate – daily panel – 1930-31 (turned out to be a Canadian feature)
The Dobbs Family – Chris Decker – Lloyd James Williams – daily and Sunday strip – 1938-41
Doc – Hy Gage – Ledger Syndicate – daily panel – 1925
Doc Doodle – Ross E. Bunch – Wilson Features – daily and Sunday strip – 1979
Doc Perkins’ Tickletones – T.C. Buxton – Thompson Service – daily panel – 1937-38
Doc Savage – uncredited – Ledger Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1966-73
Doctor Proctor – Eddie Germano – Trans World News Service – daily strip – 1976-79
Dodie – Peter Garvey – Trans World News Service – daily panel – 1976
Doggone – John Broudhecker – Allied Features – daily panel – 1958-60
The Doghouse – Dave Allen – Worldwide Media – daily and Sunday strip – 2000-03
Dogs Of War – Buzz Williams – Miller Features – daily strip – 1938-39
Dolf’s Fortune – Kenyon Brooks – McClure Syndicate – daily strip – 1928
Domestique – uncredited – Spadea Syndicate – weekly strip – 1975
Don’t Do That – Sylvia Robbins – Associated Press – weekly panel – 1950-56
Don’t Laugh – Tony Weier, John Whelan – At Large Features – daily strip – 2001-02
Doors – Woodie Hall – Mike LeFan Features – thrice weekly – 1976
Doozies – Edmund Gross, Joe Roy Santoro – Features Unlimited – Sunday panel – 1974
Dork Tower – John Kovalic – Sheffield Productions – weekly strip – 1998-present
Dorothea – Glenn – Miller Services – daily strip – 1937
Dot And Dash – Tony Basso – Associated Midwest Newspapers – daily strip – 1937-38
Dottie Date – Ray Doherty – self-syndicated – daily panel, Sunday strip – 1948
Double Bill – Bill Buttle – Miller Features – weekly – 1999 (according to the creator this was a puzzle feature)
Double Duty – Al Liederman – American International Syndicate – daily strip – 1987-92
Doctor Aha – Bob Adam – Winford Company – daily panel – 1975
Doctor Crystal’s Cosmic Kid’s Stuff – Jean & Jim Anton – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1985-86
Doctor Justice – E. Letkeman – Star Newspaper Service – daily strip – 1945
Doctor Remedy – Adolph Schus – George Matthew Adams Service – daily panel – 1939
Doctor Sam And The Space Monsters – Jim Westermann – Editorial Board Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1967-69
Doctor Tombs – Tom Lowell – Independent Features – daily – 1965
Doctor X – M.R. Mont – Editors Press Service – daily strip – 1946-47
Drawn Out – Bill and Eric Teitelbaum – LA Times Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1980
The Drimbles – Agoo – Ledger Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1971-72
Driver Ed And Edna – Ross Bunch and the Dintimans – Trans World News Service – daily panel – 1976-78
Drug Chuckles – Everett Lowry – self-syndicated – weekly panel – 1932 (Found! by Charlie Thompson in Winnona Republican Herald)
Drugs & Guns – Edward Bryant – self-syndicated – weekly – 1991-92
Duckie – J. Carver Pusey – United Features – daily strip – 1928
Ducking Out – Tom Mikionis – Universal Press Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1994
Duckville Doings – Bill Bly – Wheeler-Nicholson – daily strip – 1926
Duffer – Art A. McCourt – Feature Syndicate – weekly – 1979-80
The Duke Of Manhattan – Edwin Homer, Delos Lovelace – McClure Syndicate – daily strip – 1946
Dumb Blonde – George Davies – Transatlantic News Features – daily panel – 1948
The Dwigginses – Russ Bender, Guy Nonnan – Century Features – unknown – 1937

Mystery Strips of E&P – “C” Listings

Time for another letter of the mystery strips. If you don’t know what this is about, look down about 5 posts for an explanation (I gotta figure out how to use those permalinks one of these days). EDIT – figured it out, here’s the link.

C.B. Gordon – Mark Der Marderosian – Dickson-Bennett – weekly strip – 1981-82
Cactus Gal – Jack O’Brien – Nationwide Features – daily panel – 1949-50 [Charles Thompson supplies proof that Nationwide was a producer of advertising strips; not eligible for SG listing]
Campaign Button – Kearney Egerton – Interocean Press Syndicate – daily panel – 1972
Campus Laughter – Pedro Moreno – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily panel – 1979-84
Can It Be Done? – Ray Gross – self-syndicated – daily panel – 1934-39 [Found! by Robert Brooke in Boynton Index]
Can You Imagine – Art Radebaugh – General Features – daily panel – 1947
The Candy Man – Bill Murray – Minority Features – weekly – 1981-present
Cap’n Kadd – Pat Anderson – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1970-75
Cap’n Knot – Howard Swift – Russell Enterprises – daily strip – 1968-69
Capitaine Bonvent – P.J. Kuhn – Douglas Whiting Ltd – daily strip – 1965-69
Capital Carnival – Gerald A. Bennett – Dickson-Bennett – weekly strip – 1979
Capital Hills – Jack Anderson and Mort Gerberg – United Feature – daily and Sunday strip – 1982
Captain Wings – Flowers – Editors Press Service – daily and Sunday strip – 1946-47
Captain Skid – Richard Benavidez – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily – 1988
Captain Cockle – Peter Garvey – Transworld News Service – daily panel – 1976
Captain Flame – Pat Boyette, Bruce Darrow, Don Sherwood – Al Smith Service – weekly strip – 1954-58 (Found! by John Adcock in Horry County News)
Captain Flight – Ray Tobin, Bob Robson – Allied Features – daily strip – 1945-46
Captain Freedom – Farrell – Allied Features – Sunday – 1941
Cargo Smith, Navy Seal – Bill Barry – Adventure Features – daily and Sunday strip – 1996-97
Caricatoons – Buzz Gambill – self-syndicated – weekly panel – 1995-present
Carol Day – David Wright – Piccadilly Press – daily strip – 1966-69 (looking for proof that it ran in US)
Cars And Stars – Ray McNamara – Christy Walsh Syndicate – weekly panel – 1926 [Alex Jay found this — it’s a photo and column feature, not a cartoon of any kind, so miscategorized by E&P]
The Cartoon Bug – John Gallagher – Chicago Tribune-NY News Syndicate – weekly strip – 1970-74
Cartoon Comedy Club – John Shepherd – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1994-95
Castles In The Sand – Henrik Rehr – At Large Features – daily strip – 2001-02
Catesby – William Ferguson – Chicago Tribune-NY News Syndicate – Sunday strip – 1952-53 [found by Todd Hillmer – thanks Todd!]
Caught In The Act – Horace Knight – Chicago Tribune-NY News Syndicate – thrice per week panel – 1956
Chameleon – Al Wiseman – Altair Inc. – daily strip – 1973
Channel Jockeys – Phil Evans and Jim Asher – Wheller-Evans – daily strip – 1977-78
The Chargers – Ross Bunch – Grand Prix Features – daily strip – 1971-78
Charley – Nathan Diggs – Amadou Features – weekly panel – 1973
Charley Sez – David Brown – self-syndicated – daily strip – 1974-75
Charley The Chump – Jim Navoni – Wheeler-Nicholson – daily strip – 1926
Cheerful Earful – Hazel Duncan – Fortune Features – weekly panel – 1948
Chester – William Hatch and Tony Ortiz – Feature Service – daily strip – 1991-2002
Chickita – Ed Hechtman – Dickson-Bennett – daily panel – 1984
Chip’s Place – L. Stuchkus – Dickson Bennett – daily strip – 1980-81
Chris The Li’l Martian – Pedro Moreno – Transworld News Service – daily strip – 1976-82, 1993-94
Christina Anders – Robert Acomb – Chicago Sun-Times – daily strip – 1950 (turns out to just be an alternate name for “Jack and Judy in Bibleland”)
Christopher Strong – Bill Scott and Jim Seed – Register & Tribune Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1950
Chubby – Guy Hooks – Agnes Kelleher – daily panel – 1937
Chuck And Sally Ann – Rhoda Burton – Allied Features – daily strip – 1979
Church Chuckles – Charles Cartwright – Chicago Tribune/Al Smith Service – weekly panel – 1959-97 [Found! by Alex Jay in Wichita Times]
The Circle – Aaron Kerns – Universal Press Syndicate – daily strip – 1970
Citizen George – George Wolfe – Al Smith Service – weekly panel – 1970-73
Citizen Senior – Dave Berg – Whitegate Features – daily – 1989-93
Clancy Boys – Dan Cortor – Dickson-Bennett – daily panel – 1983-84
Classic Stories – uncredited – Ledger Syndicate – daily strip – 1950
Classie Addie – Ellen Conner and Lorene Rutherford – Agnes Kelleher – daily panel – 1939
Classified Chuckles – Morrie Turner – Register & Tribune Syndicate – daily panel – 1967-69
Claude Hopper – Lorna Caviness – R-GAB Features – daily panel – 1980-82
Clean Ups – Richard Johnson – Richmond Syndicate – weekly panel – 1976
Clem’s Best – Clem Scalzitti – Dickson-Bennett – daily panel – 1981
Click – Gordon Shepard – World News Syndicate – daily panel – 1973
Clipper – L.F. Van Zelm – Globe Syndicate – daily strip – 1950
Clipper Williams On Courage Island – Dick Calkins – National Newspaper Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1937-38
Close-Ups – Hinderer and Leitner – Wade Allen Syndicate – daily panel – 1968
Coby’s Corner – Dick Smith – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1991-93
Codgie – H.F. Voorhees – National Newspaper Syndicate – daily strip – 1924
Coffee-Oddities – C.M. Payne – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1938
Colonel Hush – Theodore Scheel – Queen Features – weekly strip – 1939
Colonel Cracker – Lloyd James Williams – Thompson Service – daily panel – 1931-33
The Colonials – Richards and Wetherholy – Gordon Langley Hall News Service – daily and Sunday strip – 1967
Color Blind – Orrin Brewster – Creators Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1999 FOUND! by Charles Brubaker; thanks Charles!
Comet Bill – uncredited – Press Alliance – weekly strip – 1940
Comigraph – W.F. Peters – Publishers Feature Service – weekly panel – 1946-49
Concrete Jungle – Dale Patterson – Copley News Service – weekly panel – 1982 FOUND! by D.D. Degg in Oswego County Messenger
Condemonium – Lee Martin – McNaught Syndicate – daily panel – 1981
Congressman Dripp – Ben Youman – Federated Press – weekly panel – 1946-56
Consolidated Enormous – Bob Zahn – Feature Associates – weekly – 1980
Cookie Pushers – Buford Tune – EAS – weekly strip – 1930-34
Cooking With Gags – Bob Archer – Royal News Syndicate – weekly panel – 1949
Copp Twins – D. Orme – Jolyon Features – daily strip – 1939
Copy Boy/Copy Cub – Homer Fey – Western Newspaper Union – weekly panel – 1947-50
Copycats – Robert Ranger – Transworld News Service – daily strip – 1978
Cornflakes – Nellis Johnson – Superior Features – weekly strip – 1978-81
Cosgrove – Martin Duffy – Transworld News Service – daily panel – 1976-78
Cosmic Critters – Jim George – Dispatch Features – daily strip – 1966
Count of Monte Cristo – Jack Cortez – Eisner-Iger Associates – weekly strip – 1938-40
Coupons – Bob Vojtko – Pat Anderson Features – daily panel – 1976
Courthouse Square – John Jarvis – Community Press Service – 1973,76,78,81-82,2001-present
Cowboy Joe – Joe Buresch – Unique Features – daily strip – 1938
The Cowboy – Gloria Jacquart – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily – 1987-89
Cranberry Cafe – Tom Roy – Creators Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 2000
Crazy Quilt – Courtney Dunkel – Independent Features – weekly panel – 1965
Crazy Zoo – Hsaio Yen Chung – Sparks Syndication – weekly – 1991
Cringely – Al Fagaly and Harry Shorten – McClure Syndicate – Sunday strip – 1946
Critters – Jerry Cardona – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily panel – 1980-84
The Critters – Gene Patterson – Allied Features – daily panel – 1969-71
Croaker (aka Crocker?) – John Jarvis – Community Press Service – weekly panel – 1983-2002
Crosby’s Country Cousins – Joe Buresch and Abe Crosby – Crosby Newspaper Syndicate – daily strip – 1938-42
Cross Bones – Bob Ashley – Chicago Tribune-NY News Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1974
Cross-Cuts – L.L. Cross – Fact Features – weekly panel – 1936-38
Crosscut – Morrie Brickman – National Newspaper Syndicate – daily panel – 1957-62 [turns out to be continuation of “Do It Yourself” — thanks D.D. Degg for the info!]
Crowe’s Feats – J.D. Crowe – Copley News Service – weekly strip – 1986-88
Crowley Chronicle – Pat Crowley – Copley News Service – weekly strip – 1987-94
Cuff & Rubin – Curt Brando – American International Syndicate – daily strip – 1993-94
Curior-Rarezas – John Harvey – Inter-American Syndicate – daily panel – 1934
Curious Creatures – Richard Addison – King Features – daily panel – 1930-31 [Found! in Boston American]
Curious Facts – C.J. Petersen – Matz Unique Features – daily strip – 1935
Curley’s Cranes – Roger Curley – Allied Features – daily – 1972
Cy Cylinder – Bob Moore – Nationwide Features – Sunday panel – 1949-50 [Charles Thompson supplies proof that Nationwide was a producer of advertising strips; not eligible for SG listing]
Cybil Action – Dibble and Hatch – Feature Service – daily – 1991-92
Cynth Hiddle – Wing – Johnson Features – daily panel – 1925
Cyril – Bob Battle – Transworld Features – daily strip – 1952-55

Mystery Strips of E&P – “B” Listings

Here are the mystery strip B listings. Read yesterday’s post to see what this whole mess is about.

I’m going to stop with B for a few days to see what sort of response comes in. Putting together a letter’s worth of listings takes anywhere from 2 – 6 hours, so it’s a major time investment. I’d like to see if the investment has any dividends…

Babs & Aldo – Buddy Valentine – King Features – daily/Sunday strip – 2003 (found! ran in Deseret Morning News – thanks to Charles Brubaker)
Baby Bee – Garcia – RDR Syndicate – daily panel – 1983
Baby Lynn – Tony Marchese – Trans-World – weekly panel – 1978
Bac Talk – Bob Howard – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1973
Bachelor Bill – Bill O’Malley – Independent Features – daily panel – 1965
Bachelor Party – Adam Miller – Creators Syndicate – daily panel – 2002-03
Bachelors – George Castillo – United Cartoonists – daily strip – 1988
Back Home – Homer Box – Editors Copy Syndicate – weekly strip – 1986-present
Backfire! – George Leeds and Henry Riddick – Family Features – daily panel – 1948-49
Bad Example – Carlton Winford – self-syndicated – daily panel – 1971
Bad Libs – Ronald Boerem – Danny Ball Productions – weekly strip – 1978-79
The Baffles – Mahoney – National Weekly Newspaper Service – weekly panel – 1956-62 (found! in Soda Springs (ID) Sun)
The Bag Line – H.F.Voorhees – Dille – weekly panel – 1925
Ballads Of Classified Clara – Clarence W. Payne – CP Syndicate – daily panel – 1936
Balloonatics – Ernest Hix – Bell Syndicate – daily panel – 1948
Balloonatiks – Mark Gandy and Fred Goodman – Animagic – daily strip – 1996-97
Baloney – Martin Duffy – Trans-World – daily panel – 1976-78
Bannister Babies – Constance Bannister – Columbia Features – thrice weekly panel – 1972
Barbs & Brickbats – Allen and Owen Richardson – Dickson Features – weekly panel – 1979
Bargain Daze – Harley Schwadron – Davy Associates – weekly panel – 1990-present
Barkis And Family – Crockett Johnson – George Matthew Adams – daily panel – 1955 (FOUND! in Oakland Tribune)
Barklay – Laing – Interpress – daily strip – 1973
Barnacle – Alexander Monroe – Singer – weekly strip – 1978
Barnacle And His Friends – Alex Moore – Oceanic Press Service – weekly panel – 1983-95
Barnstormers – Frank Tabor – Trans-World – daily panel – 1976-81
The Barnyard Gate – Sarge O’Neill – Southern – daily strip – 1970-78
Baron Nobux – Jack Thomas – Queen Features – daily strip – 1939
Barring None – Burck – Chicago Times – daily panel – 1941
Barry Finn – Tarpe Mills – Watkins Syndicate (Brooklyn Eagle) – weekly strip – 1939
Basic Nature – Dick Lancaster – Continental – weekly panel – 1995
Batch – Marty Bartels and Bill Lane – Chicago Sun-Times – daily strip – 1994-95
Baz And Company – Mike Higgs – News America – daily panel – 1993
Be A Detective – Bruce Patterson – Matz Features – daily strip – 1937
Be A Sport – Jim Janeway – American International – daily strip – 1992-94
Beaker – Leonard Bruce – Leoleen Durck Creations – daily strip – 1991-92
Beat This – Tip Brady – McClure Syndicate – daily panel – 1958
Beau Geste – P.C. Wren – Register & Tribune Syndicate – daily strip – 1933-34 (never mind — turns out this is an alternate title for Flying To Fame)
Beau Peep – Andrew Christine and Roger Kettle – The Syndicate – daily strip – 1987-90
Beauregard – Jack Davis – McClure Syndicate – daily strip – 1961 (Ger Apeldoom says the strip didn’t sell, ran in a humor magazine instead)
Beautiful! – Charles Bowen and Barbara Jones – Allied Features – daily panel – 1977-86
Beautyettes – Aldine Swank – Associated Features – daily panel – 1935
Becky – Frank Tabor – Anderson Features – weekly strip – 1970
Becky’s Senior – Evans Krehbiel – Weekly Features – daily strip – 1986-89
Bee Smart – John Prinkey – Other Dimensions – daily strip – 1971-79
The Beehive – editors of Childlife – Chicago Sun-Times Syndicate – Sunday strip – 1957-61
Beep-Beep – Robert Leduc – Service Offset de Presse – daily and Sunday panel – 1968-71
Begger – Ken Muse – Dickson-Bennett – weekly strip – 1982
Belly Laughs – Sarge O’Neill – Southern Cartoon Syndicate – daily strip – 1970-73
Benny Kukoe – T.J. Garlan – Thompson Service – daily – 1932
Berenstain Bears – Stan & Jan Berenstain – King Features – daily panel – 1982
Berserkers of the 21st Century – Bob Tuna – Lew Little Enterprises – daily and Sunday strip – 1998 (creator tells me that the strip has so far appeared online only)
Bert ‘n’ Gert – Jack Levin – General Features – daily strip – 1954 (found! turns out to be continuation of “Hands ‘n’ Faces”)
Best Years – Ed Heckman – American International Syndicate – daily strip – 1992-94
Best of Church Humor – Jack Hamm – Religious Drawings Inc – Sunday – 1960 (not the same as Church Humor from the 1970s)
Best Of Press – L. Hughes – Editors Copy Syndicate – weekly panel – 1976
Bettey And Her Pals – William Miller – Unique Features – daily panel – 1945
Betty Blurbs – J.C. Beesley – King Features – daily panel – 1929-30 (FOUND! in Lethbridge Herald)
Betty Botch and Bob Botch (listed separately) – Mel Millar – Pat Anderson Features – weekly panel – 1972-75
Betty Brighteyes – Bill Seidcheck – General Features – weekly strip – 1937-42
Betty Lee – Ralph Matz – Matz Features – daily strip – 1935-38
Between Us Girls – Ashton Wing – Allied Feature – daily panel – 1964-69
Bi-Focals – Rith Marcus – McNaught Syndicate – daily and Sunday panel – 1977
Bible Stories in Color – La Sorgente – Spadea Syndicate – weekly strip – 1973-75
Bible Story – Glen Cassel – American International – daily strip – 1990-94
Bible Today – M. Roget – Mark Morgan Inc – weekly panel – 1970-72
Bibs – Mickey Jai and Martin Kormic – Dickson Bennett – daily panel – 1982
Big Boss & Company – Richard Davies – Community Features – weekly panel – 1980
Big Boy – Ferd Himme – Lowery Cartoon Corp – weekly panel – 1932
Big Brother – Clem Scalzetti – Dickson-Bennett – weekly strip – 1980-82
Big Feet – Pedro Moreno – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily panel – 1979-85
Big Flat City – Richard Kolkman – self-syndicated – weekly strip – 1994-97 (FOUND! Creator reports it ran in college papers 1988-96)
Big Foot – Robert Beasley – Danny Ball Productions – daily strip – 1979
Big Little Things – Walter Galli and Dick Thomas – Watkins Syndicate – weekly strip – 1936
Big Moments – Ving Fuller – self-syndicated – daily panel – 1950
Big Town Follies – Mike Gray and Bob Moore – Nationwide Features – weekly panel – 1949-50 [Charles Thompson supplies proof that Nationwide was a producer of advertising strips; not eligible for SG listing]
Big World Of Little Things – Alfred O. Shedd – Science Service – weekly panel – 1927
Bigg’s Business – Bob Zahn – Centurion Press and others – daily panel – 1972-79 and 1990-present
Bill And Hazel – Harlan Wade – Transworld News Service – daily panel – 1978
Bill Bunker – Henry Formhals – United Feature – unknown – 1933
Billy And His Dog/Billy The Kid – Lloyd James Williams – self-syndicated – daily strip – 1939-40
Billy The Beaver – James Rodriguez – Comic Art Therapy – daily – 1993-95
Bing And His Buddies – Ed Brennon – General Features – weekly strip – 1937-42
Bizness Peepul – W.O. Evans Jr – Thompson Service – thrice weekly panel – 1933-34
Bizz And Biff – F.H. Cumberworth – Watkins Syndicate – daily strip – 1940
Black Bart – Dick Locher – Winford Co. – daily – 1971
Black Sheep – W.A. Dillard – Columbia Inc – daily strip – 1935
Black And White – Weihrauch – Select Features – daily panel – 1948
Blaze Braden – Paul Morgan – Crown Features – Sunday strip – 1960
Blisters – Jeb Ladouceur and Neel Roth – Transworld News Service – daily strip – 1978
Blockheads – John Gile – Register & Tribune Syndicate – daily panel – 1979
Bloop – Joseph Morton – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily – 1988
Bob Bannon – Prentice Phillips and Ray Tucker – Ray Gross Features – daily panel – 1938
Bob Sledd – Stuart Welsh – McClure Syndicate – daily strip – 1928
Bobby Babysitter – Ron Fritz – American International – daily strip – 1992-94
Bodities – Dr. Kruidenier – Esquire Features – daily panel – 1939
Boids – Peter Garvey – Transworld News Service – daily panel – 1976
Boldo Inc – Steve Moore – Star Group – weekly panel – 1984-85
Bonzer U – Kearney Egerton – LA Times Syndicate – daily strip – 1968
Boomers – Kent Whitaker – Kentoons – thrice weekly panel – 1994-97
The Boomers – William Feld – Stuyvesant Syndicate – weekly strip – 1970
Boosterville – Leonard Bruce and Douglas Nelson – Leoleen-Durck Creations – daily strip – 1985-86
Born Lucky – Bruce Plante – Universal Press – weekly panel – 2001-present (found! verified by creator Bruce Plante)
Bossy The Rooster – R.S. Matz – Unique Features – daily strip – 1946
Botony Boy – David B. Wood – Transworld News Service – weekly strip – 1977-78
The Brain Trust – Jack Roman – Press-Craft Features – weekly panel – 1978
Brain Wave – Ed Wilkens – Transworld News Service – weekly panel – 1978
Brass Tacks – Nick Frising – Allied Features – daily panel – 1978-86
Breaker, Breaker – J.W. Lynch and Mike MacCormack – Copley News Service – daily strip – 1977
Brother Simon And Lucas – Pedro Moreno – Transworld News Service – daily strip – 1976-88, 93-94
Brothers-In-Law – Jacquin – Premier Syndicate – daily strip – 1926 just a messed up listing in E&P — this is an already documented strip by Darrell McClure
Brothers-In-Law – Edward Bryant – self-syndicated – weekly – 1991-92
Buccaneers – Al Ciederman – American International Syndicate – daily strip – 1989
Bucksaw – Randy Muir – American International Syndicate – daily strip – 1987
Bud ‘n’ Bub – Ed Kressy – Publishers Autocaster – weekly strip – 1931 DD Degg found this strip running in Cass City (MI) Chronicle – thanks DD!
Bud Broker – KmC – Feature Associates – daily – 1984
Buffo – Howard Rands – Al Smith Service – weekly strip – 1989-91
Buford – John Marshall – Syndicated Newspaper Services – daily strip – 1982
Buford’s North Forty – Chris Carr – self-syndicated – daily strip – 1986
Bug – Rand Renfore – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily – 1985-87
Bug Movies – Stookie Allen – EAS – weekly strip – 1930-34
Bugwine – Arthur Akers and Dudely Williams – Allied Features – daily strip – 1935
Builders Of America – George (Jimmie) Smith – Transatlantic News Features – ? – 1942
The Bumbles – Al Smith – Al Smith Service – weekly strip – 1982-83
The Bumpalumpkins – Robert J. Alberts – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily – 1987-88
Bumper T. Bumper – Robert Laughlin – Transworld News Service – daily – 1979
Bumpy – C.D. Russell – Famous Features – daily strip – 1925
Bus – Woody Gelman – Solomon & Gelman – daily strip – 1947
Bush League – John Bianchi and Ken Shaw – LA Times Syndicate – daily and Sunday strip – 1975
Bush League Barry – Victor Pazimino – EAS – weekly strip – 1930-34
Business Card – Anne and Gene Bass – Cartoonist & Writers Syndicate – thrice weekly – 1992
Business As Usual – Harley Schwadron – Allied Press International – daily panel – 1980-81
Buster – Aaron Bacall – Transworld News Service – daily strip – 1976-77
Buster And Lester – Virgil Maldonado Jr – United Cartoonist Syndicate – daily – 1986-87
Butter And Eggs – Norcross – Wheeler-Nicholson – daily panel – 1926
Butterball – Bill Danch – Select Features – daily panel – 1957-62
Button’s Bunch – Ford Button – Dickson-Bennett – daily and Sunday strip – 1980-86
Button-Up – Ford Button – R-GAB Features – daily panel – 1980
Button-A-Day – Ed Moore – United Feature – daily panel – 1972-73
Buzz And Biff – F.H. Cumberworth – Watkins Syndicate – daily strip – 1939
Buzzy – Brian White – Watkins Syndicate – daily strip – 1935-36
By George – George Callahan – Dickson-Bennett – daily strip – 1982
By Murphy’s Law – Robert Howell – Journal Syndicate – daily – 1982-86