Friday, May 7, 2010

Original Terry and the Pirates

Milton Caniff drew this Terry and the Pirates strip in 1945, just a couple years before he left the strip. Caniff left at the peak of Terry's popularity because he had no ownership in the strip. He said Good-bye to the Chicago Tribune and created Steve Canyon for King Features, with the promise of ownership and an annual salary of $100,000 for the first five years.
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