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Tuesday’s Top Ten Comics Celebrating the King Features Centennial

This week at Comics Kingdom, we are celebrating the 100th Anniversary of King Features Syndicate. Be sure to check out our special 16-page comics supplement {LINK} that appeared in newspapers across America and Canada on Sunday and in different formats during the coming weeks. And now, since it's Tuesday, please enjoy these Top Ten VINTAGE comics -- classics from yesteryear selected just for you from our vault!

1. Ignatz doesn't think much of “the good old days” but Krazy disagrees.

Krazy Kat, Original Publication Date: December 20, 1937
Krazy Kat, Original Publication Date: December 20, 1937

2. It was almost 75 years ago and Snuffy's still up to his same old tricks.

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith, Original Publication Date: May 27, 1941
Barney Google and Snuffy Smith, Original Publication Date: May 27, 1941

3. Could this be the end of The Phantom, The Ghost Who Walks?

The Phantom, Original Publication Date: October 5, 1948
The Phantom, Original Publication Date: October 5, 1948

4. Flash Gordon always finds a way out of a jam.

Flash Gordon, Original Publication Date: May 16, 1960
Flash Gordon, Original Publication Date: May 16, 1960

5. In Beetle Bailey's world, it's situation normal.

April 13, 1959
April 13, 1959

6. What Hi hears at home is definitely not music to his ears.

Hi and Lois, Original Publication Date: May 8, 1968
Hi and Lois, Original Publication Date: May 8, 1968

7. Secret Agent X-9 is in harm's way as he tracks the counterfeiters at sea.

Secret Agent X-9, Original Publication Date: May 21, 1936
Secret Agent X-9, Original Publication Date: May 21, 1936

8. A military-trained private investigator, Remington “Rip” Kirby doesn't miss a clue.

Rip Kirby, Original Publication Date: June 29, 1956
Rip Kirby, Original Publication Date: June 29, 1956

9. Mandrake the Magician has foiled a villain's evil plot to rule the world.

Mandrake the Magician, Original Publication Date: July 31, 1943
Mandrake the Magician, Original Publication Date: July 31, 1943

10. Buz Sawyer tries to get to the bottom of a mystery.

Buz Sawyer, Original Publication Date: July 21,1952
Buz Sawyer, Original Publication Date: July 21,1952

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