The Chicago Herald-American

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The Chicago Herald-American was an American newspaper that published "Mandrake" daily strip and Sunday strip from 1935 (as "The Chicago Herald-Examiner") to at least 1951 (last date formally known but probably later too).


Belonging to the William Randolph Hearst's newspaper chain, "The Chicago Herald-American" was a newspaper merged in 1939 from "The Chicago American" and "The Chicago Herald-Examiner" / (publication size of "The Chicago Herald-American": 28 x 40,5 cm.). It continued as the Chicago Herald-American until 1953 when it became the "Chicago American" before this latter was bought by the "Chicago Tribune" in 1956 and renamed as "Chicago's American" in 1959. Headquarters for the paper were located in the Hearst Building, 326 West Madison Street in Chicago.

Apart "Mandrake the Magician", it also featured comics such as "Krazy Kat", "Thimble Theatre" ("Popeye"), "Buck Rogers", "Brick Bradford", "Red Ryder", "King of the Royal Mounted", "Barney Baxter", "Johnny Hazard", "The Phantom", "Tim Tyler's Luck", "Barney Google", "Bringing Up Daddy", "Buz Sawyer"...

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