Tuesday, September 23, 2008

the comic strip artist

Comic strip artist Norman Marsh moved in, after Howard Lydecker moved out. He lived in the Lydecker house from 1950-1985.

Marsh's comic Dan Dunn was syndicated in 130 newspapers around the country.

There was a Dan Dunn radio show. There was a series of Dan Dunn hardcover books.
According to articles in the LA Times, Marsh had signed a deal to have his comic made into a movie serial.When Dunn was in Hollywood to adapt his comic for the movies, Dunn bought the Lydecker House.
Marsh lived in the Lydecker House for thirty years - till he was in his 90s.

Los Angeles Times July 23, 1934 COMICS PAGE DAN DUNN BOTTOM RIGHT

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