Posts Tagged ‘Rip Kirby’

X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan by Al Williamson and Archie Goodwin, introduction by Mark Schultz

Posted by on January 27th, 2011 at 12:01 AM

Corrigan is virtually a textbook lesson, day by day, of how to do a continuity newspaper comic strip.

Claire Burrows on Rip Kirby: The First Modern Detective: Complete Comic Strips 1946-1948

Posted by on February 2nd, 2010 at 9:00 AM

Rip Kirby is a classy gentleman: James Bond without the philandering; Sherlock Holmes without the opium; Don Draper without the shameful past. Rip is unshakable, even when a fashion model is shot on his upscale New York City doorstep while Desmond the butler serves the morning coffee.

On Glamourpuss by Dave Sim

Posted by on January 29th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Aardvark-Vanaheim; single issues

While elsewhere other forces are marshalling “best of the year” retrospectives for 2009, I am nagged by a comic I failed to commend as of 2008. Well, half a comic, really. Last year, I neglected to publicly …

Clark Kent, Private Eye

Posted by on January 6th, 2010 at 10:12 PM

Alex Raymond’s Rip Kirby is not so much a lost comic strip as one that has been hiding in plain sight.  Raymond drew it as long as he drew Flash Gordon, it attracted a healthy subscriber list from the …