March of Comics

Shoe stores attracted kids with free comics. Boys’ and Girls’ March of Comics #26 (left) featured “Our Gang and the Skeleton River Mystery,” written and drawn by Walt Kelly. © 2017 Turner Entertainment Co. “The Shark Woman” (right) drawn by Ray Willner (and clearly influenced by Milton Caniff’s Dragon Lady) appeared in Smilin’ Ed’s Buster Brown Comics #19 © 2017 Calares, Inc.