The Press: Terry & the Artists

A new and perilous adventure lay before Terry and the Pirates—and the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate would be right in on it. Milton Caniff, Terry's creator, was going to abandon them for a $100,000-a-year job with Marshall Field; the News Syndicate would have to find a new artist capable of carrying on. Last week, a month before Caniff's contract ran out, the successor was announced.

He is mustached, rosy-cheeked George Wunder, 33, formerly an obscure A.P. staff artist. Richard Clarke, executive editor of the Daily News, liked his trial strips best of the samples submitted. What Wunder does with Terry depends,...

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