Dora proved popular enough to last longer than its forerunners, and when the stock market crash wiped out his savings, Young, thinking he had leverage, lobbied for more money. But he met immediately a parsimonious obstacle in Joseph V. Connolly, King's energetic and imaginative general manager, who was not inclined in the direction of salary increases.
Near as Dean Young can recall, Dagwood Bumstead started creating colossal sandwiches in his modest cartoon kitchen about Through the years, the overstuffed works of edible art built by the bumbling patriarch of the "Blondie" comic strip have become familiar to millions around the world who take respite in the funny pages. Now Young, who took over writing the "Blondie" strip when his father, strip creator Chic Young, died three decades ago, is realizing a dream by opening a chain of sandwich shops bearing Dagwood's name and whimsical image.
Blondie is an American comic strip created by cartoonist Chic Young. The comic strip is distributed by King Features Syndicateand has been published in newspapers since September 8, Chic Young drew Blondie until his death inwhen creative control passed to his son Dean Youngwho continues to write the strip.
In those days, Dagwood was a rich playboy whose snooty parents greatly disapproved of the union. When he and Blondie married inthe J. Boling Bumsteads disinherited their son, relegating him to a modest suburban life of raising kids, carpooling, battling blowhard boss Mr. Dithers and making really big sandwiches.
Petersburg, Fla. He was 72 years old and had been in ill health for some time, remaining near his home in Clearwater, Fla. For the last year, because of Mr.
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Nashville, Tenn. Through war and peace, through boom and bust, through sexual revolution and social upheaval, Blondie has become the most widely read comic strip in syndication. It appears in more than 2, newspapers in 47 countries and in 35 different languages.
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