Famous Artists & Writers of King Features Syndicate



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This is a rare publication by King Features Syndicate promoting their 1949 roster of comic strip creators and syndicated columnists. Likely distributed to newspaper feature editors. It opens with a 5-page profile of King Features Syndicate followed by a photograph & full page profile of 64 cartoonists, 7 continuity writers and 28 feature writers. (Only six comic strip writers or artists are not profiled.)

The 64 cartoonists each contribute a full-page specialty drawing published opposite their profile, including Wally Bishop, Dick Brooks, E. Simms Campbell, Milton Caniff, Fanny Cory, Roy Crane, Phil Davis, Walt Disney, Edwina, Charles Flanders, Don Flowers, Hal Foster, Jim Gary, Frank Godwin, Clarence Gray, Syd Hoff, H.H. Knerr, Charles Kuhn, Fred Lasswell, Clyde Lewis, Mac Raboy, Darrell McClure, George McManus, Otto Messmer, Frank Miller, Bob Naylor, Paul Norris, Neil O'Keeffe, Alex Raymond, Misha Richter, Bob Ripley, Frank Robbins, C D Russell, Otto Soglow, Cliff Sterrett, George Swanson, Hilda Terry, Russ Westover, Chic Young, Elliott Caplan, Lee Falk, Tom Sims, Max Trell.

A scarce item never made available to the general public.


Condition & Attributes

Very Good+ (mild wear to the corners, interior clean, binding sound)

Publishing Information

New York
King Features Syndicate

Physical Description

11 inches
9 inches
200 pages
64 full-page illustrations and 8 smaller illustrations and 99 photos
spiralbound wraps