The Press: Stripper Irvin

Rarely does a magazine cartoonist undertake the routine of drawing comic strips for newspapers. Outstanding of the new artists who have succeeded as comic strippers are Percy Crosby ("Skippy") and Gluyas Williams ("Suburban Heights" et al.). Artists whose newspaper comics have fallen short of their magazine popularity include John Held, Jr. ("Margy"), Ellison Hoover ("Outlines of Oscar"), Jefferson Machamer ("Petting Patty").

Last week famed Cartoonist Rea Irvin broke into the "funnies" with a new full-page Sunday series. Other publishers had been watching to see whom and what the New York Herald Tribune would...

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