The Ominous Octopus

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fearless Fosdick Meets The Atom Bum

FEARLESS FOSSDICK was a comic strip within a comic strip. It ran on and off for years in Al Capp's LI'L ABNER as a strip that was read by that character.

FEARLESS FOSDICK was a parody of DICK TRACY, but Fosdick himself was modeled after actor Jack Holt, famous for his movie tough-guy roles.

Today's exciting episode, featuring the Atom Bum,  is from a 1956 reprint book FEARLESS FOSDICK...HIS LIFE AND DEATHS.

 Copyright © 1956 Simon and Schuster

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Jack Holt:


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