• Hammering On

    8 days ago - By The Fabuleous Fifties

    Sunday Surprise Post. While looking for some other stuff, I came a cross an early Coca Cola ad that is pretty interesting for comic collectors. I immediately saw that it was by someone I knew, but it took a while to click. This ad was obviously drawn by the great Noel Sickles. Noel Sickles was an early comic strip artist who developed the black and white brush style that Milt Caniff used on Terry and the Pirates. Both men worked at the Associated Press bullpit, doing a variety of small syndicated feautures - a kids feature, illustrations for serialized stories, daily panels. From there...
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