The Press: Operation on the Doctor

At the Newark (N.J.) News (circ. 257,000) one day last week, Editor Lloyd M. Felmly studied some advance proofs of the comic strip, Rex Morgan, M.D., and came to a sharp decision. He killed the strip, in its place ran an explanation: future sequences "dealt with an attempted mercy killing and had no place on this comic page."

The Newark News was not the only paper that was disturbed by Rex Morgan, M.D., although it was the only one that threw it out. From Canada the Hamilton, Ont. Spectator dashed off a query to the...

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