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A follow-up to the preceding post: “Plunky” as depicted by Frank Godwin, and “Plunky” as depicted by the unidentified artist — both in the same strip!

One of the interesting unfinished Rusty Riley strips in my possession is that dated 9-25, which would have been the September 25, 1959, strip, if it had been distributed by the syndicate. The final daily strip distributed by King Features was … Continue reading

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One of the reasons why the “Rusty Riley” comic strip basically did not continue after Frank Godwin’s death . . .

After Frank Godwin’s death, Rusty Riley continued for a number of weeks (daily strip) or months (Sunday strip), but in the big picture, it basically wound up with Godwin’s passing. When Frank Godwin passed away in early August 1959, no equally … Continue reading

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Fifty-nine years ago today (March 31, 1958) . . .

Below is an image of a portion of the art for the Rusty Riley daily strip for March 31, 1958 — fifty-nine years ago today. The Rusty Riley strip stopped in late 1959, so this is relatively late in the series. The images … Continue reading

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Comments on “Molly and I or the Silver Ring,” by Frank R. Adams, illustrated by Frank Godwin . . .

If you look on the Unz.org website, you just might find images of a copy of Molly and I or the Silver Ring, by Frank R. Adams (with a 1915 copyright date), as illustrated by Frank Godwin. The copy on … Continue reading

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More on Uncle Henry . . .

Some of the Uncle Henry articles (discussed in an earlier post not so long ago) were collected into a book published in 1922.  I’m not sure, but I think the portrait by Frank Godwin of Uncle Henry that appeared on … Continue reading

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Re “The Little Lame Prince”

In an earlier post, I discussed (a little) the fact that Frank Godwin produced  “cover-labels” for several rather small books in David McKay’s series of books known as “McKay’s Young People’s Classics.” (The cover-labels are the paper labels pasted to the fronts of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from “Connie,” 76 years ago–but not Frank Godwin’s Connie!

Below is shown the Connie bottom-strip for the Sunday episode for December 29, 1940. If you are somewhat familiar with Frank Godwin’s principal styles of Connie art, it is unlikely that you will think that this portrayal of Connie was … Continue reading

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