R.B. Fuller’s medieval farce Oaky Doaks premiered in 1935, and would enjoy a healthy 25-year run in the funnies. It’s a strip about a young shepherd with dreams of becoming a knight. So with some homemade armor, he sets off for adventure! It’s overstuffed with puns both verbal and visual, anachronistic gags, and goofy characters, and the draftsmanship is perfectly honed; even though this was Fuller’s first newspaper strip, he was already a veteran of comic magazines. We have the first month of dailies posted now, and you can be sure that more are on their way!
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