dr_hermes (dr_hermes) wrote,

Footprints in the snow

Excellent art and storytelling from one of the masters. This haunting page appeared December 29, 1946 (thus the New Year's poster in the last panel). It was Milton Caniff's farewell to his strip, which would be taken over by George Wunder (who was okay but uninspired). Caniff was starting his own strip, STEVE CANYON, which he would own and get a better deal on all around -this was a big reason why comic book artists and writers wanted to move up to newspaper strips.

Tags: comics, milton caniff, terry and the pirates

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