Category: newspaper comics

Gil Kane’s Star Hawks, a daily comic strip published in 1977, after the pop culture defining hit of Star Wars. 

People who only know the newspaper comic strip as just fuddy duddy jokes might want to look how cool and prestigious some of the old adventure and romance strips were.

The Heart of Juliet Jones, a newspaper romance comic created by Stan Drake for King Features Syndicate, about a pair of very different sisters pursuing love.

Stan Drake was supposedly a ladies man, which is why he liked romance comics. In his later years, he ran into trouble with alimony payments, and according to Marvel’s former editor in chief and head honcho Jim Shooter, when Jim’s mother came by to visit the offices, Stan Drake hit on her.