While you may think some daytime soaps are the longest-running, continuous stories in media, nothing holds a candle to Prince Valiant. Retitled Prince Valiantit debuted in newspapers on February 13, and has been running ever since. Though Prince Valiant never adopted a more current hairstyle, his creator did factor in the state of the world.
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Black ink and blank paper are the only tools required for a cartoonist to tell a story. The challenge of a daily comic strip is packing a narrative and punch line into three or four panels. Adapting popular characters from the funny pages to the small screen presents an even greater challenge, as suddenly those four-panel knee-slappers need to be stretched into 30 minutes of television.
This article is about the comic strip "The Phantom". For other uses, see The Phantom disambiguation. A popular feature adapted into many forms of media, including television and film, it stars a costumed crimefighter operating in the African jungle.
If Stan Lee revolutionized the comic book world in the s, which he did, he left as big a stamp — maybe bigger — on the even wider pop culture landscape of today. And that is to say nothing of the Hulk, the X-Men, Thor and other film and television juggernauts that have stirred the popular imagination and made many people very rich. If all that entertainment product can be traced to one person, it would be Stan Lee, who died in Los Angeles on Monday at
Dondi was a daily comic strip about a large-eyed war orphan of the same name. Created by Gus Edson  and Irwin Hasenit ran in more than newspapers for three decades September 25, to June 8, After the death of Edson inBob Oksner teamed with Hasen, whose first strip was dated April 23,
It is an epic adventure that has told a continuous story during its entire history, and the full stretch of that story now totals more than Sunday strips. Currently, the strip appears weekly in more than American newspapers, according to its distributor, King Features Syndicate. Instead, the story is narrated in captions positioned at the bottom or sides of panels. Events depicted are taken from various time periods, from the late Roman Empire to the High Middle Ageswith a few brief scenes from modern times commenting on the "manuscript".
Nancy is an American comic striporiginally written and drawn by Ernie Bushmiller and distributed by United Feature Syndicate. The strip was originally called Fritzi Ritzbut over several years, the focus changed from ditzy Fritzi to her niece Nancy, who got her own Sunday topper strip starting October 3, The character of Nancy, a precocious eight-year-old, first appeared in the strip Fritzi Ritz about the airheaded flapper title character.