On June 30th, 1940, a new feature named Brenda Starr: Reporter debuted in the Chicago Tribune's Sunday Comic Book Magazine. The deck was stacked against the strip and creator Dale Messick from the beginning, yet the strip would go on to run for more than seventy years.
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Creators: Former Brenda Starr comic strip writer Mary Schmich has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for her commentary work in the Chicago Tribune.
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After 70 years of only the most stylish and harrowing of journalistic adventures, Brenda Starr will hang up her press pass on January 2 of 2011. Created by Dale Messick in 1940, the strip passed from female creator to female creator until writer Mary Schmich took over the strip 25 years ago. She and longtime artist Julie Brigman have chosen to concl