Thursday, July 22, 2010

Getting it wrong, Mar. 1964

The Ocala Star-Banner began carrying the classics Nancy and Li'l Abner in their comics roster on March 1, 1964.  To the average reader, the faces of the folks behind even their favorite strips may not be familiar.  Still, in 1964, while Capp's frequently televised face would have been vaguely familiar to an editor, apparently he couldn't make its connection to Li'l Abner rather than Bushmiller's inscrutible Nancy.

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