Comics: Just a Kid in a Big White House

A new comic being offered to U.S. dailies may not be enjoyed very much by the adult occupants at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. But Miss Caroline—the story in single cartoon panels of a little girl who lives in a big white house—has already been sold to 13 dailies,* and will doubtless pick up more before its scheduled debut in comic pages in November.

Miss Caroline is the whimsical, affectionate brainchild of Gerald Gardner, 34, the former Manhattan adman who soared to publishing success of sorts last year with his bestselling, cartoon-like picture paperback Who's In Charge Here? Teaming up...

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