The Press: Not for Kids

In a way, the 162 newspapers that signed up for Milton Caniff's new comic strip were buying a pig in a poke. But publishers, who don't buy comics for the fun of it, were sure that it would be a prize porker. They felt certain that the man who made Terry and the Pirates, the best drawn U.S. comic strip, could do it again. Last week Caniff finally told them a little about his new comic (to start Jan. 13): it would be called Steve Canyon and "it isn't a kid's strip."

Getting set on characters, plot and locale, and leaving plenty...

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