So I've been working on pulling it together, scanning, cropping, cleaning, placing and just admiring the handywork of the masterful Jose Luis Salinas. For those of you who are unfamiliar with his work, you are all in for a real treat. His drawing is among the best that has appeared on the comics page, here and abroad.
What better way then to spend one's cold, wintry Saturday, listening to my favorite tunes and working with the likes of this:
The daily is from June 30, 1951 - and - as you can see, it's in the process of being cleaned (note the right side of the strip, along the wagon wheel. If any of you out there have a replacment - I'd love to see it.
Til next time.