My Scrapbook: Peter Scratch

Peter Scratch Ad (September 10, 1965, Tuscon Daily Citizen) The first daily strip (September 13, 1965) Another strip, date unknown Short-lived as it may have been, the¬†Peter Scratch¬†comic strip is fondly remembered by those who were lucky enough to have caught it. A product of Newsday, Inc, a Long Island newspaper trying to break into … Continue reading My Scrapbook: Peter Scratch

My Scrapbook: Another Magazine Ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil, featuring Sam Spade

My Scrapbook Another magazine ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil, featuring Sam Spade The sponsor of the super-popular The Adventures of Sam Spade radio show, Wildroot Cream-Oil, who also ran a series of single-page comic ads in magazines, newspapers and comic books, with Spade shilling the product. The ads were drawn by Golden Age cartoonist and illustrator … Continue reading My Scrapbook: Another Magazine Ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil, featuring Sam Spade

My Scrapbook: Magazine Ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil, featuring Sam Spade

My Scrapbook Magazine ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil, featuring Sam Spade The sponsor of the super-popular The Adventures of Sam Spade radio show, Wildroot Cream-Oil, who also ran a series of single-page comic ads in magazines, newspapers and comic books, with Spade shilling the product. The ads were drawn by Golden Age cartoonist and illustrator Lou … Continue reading My Scrapbook: Magazine Ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil, featuring Sam Spade

Peter Scratch

Created by Elliot Caplin & Lou Fine "I just finished a cae. A real dirty one--divorce stuff. I took it because I needed the dough." PETER SCRATCH was the star of a short-lived but fondly remembered comic strip that ran in the mid-sixties--an obvious, if slightly late, attempt to jump on the popularity of successful … Continue reading Peter Scratch