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Friday, July 27, 2007

A Peek Behind the Curtain...

...at the comic strip Lio.

Very interesting read.

Bonus points to anyone who knows who Lew Little is.

2 comments:

Charles Brubaker said...

Yeah, Lew Little. He was basically a comic strip agent who selected comics for syndication. In most cases, however, Little outsourced the actual syndication to a bigger company. That was the case with FUSCO BROTHERS, which was picked up by Lew Little, but the actual syndication was through Universal.

Scott Nickel said...

Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!

Excellent display of obscure comic-strip knowledge, Charles. And I'm assuming you did it without Google.

Lew was also instrumental in getting GARFIELD off the ground, as well as a several other strips.

Like most cartoonists, I submitted stuff to Lew right along with the other syndicates. He was always complimentary of my work, but nothing ever came of the submissions.