Dotty Dripple was an American gag-a-day comic strip, originally started by Jeff Keate & Jim McMenamy on June 26, 1944, but was taken over by Buford Tune on October 16, and continued for the next thirty years. The strip was distributed by Publishers Syndicate and also appeared in comic book form.
|Author(s)||Jeff Keate (1944 only)|
Buford Tune (1944–1974)
|Illustrator(s)||Jim McMenamy (1944 only)|
|Launch date||June 26, 1944|
|End date||June 9, 1974|
|Syndicate(s)||Publishers Syndicate (1944–1967)|
Publishers-Hall Syndicate (1967–1974)
- Holtz, Allan (2012). American Newspaper Comics: An Encyclopedic Reference Guide. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. p. 134. ISBN 9780472117567.
- Thompson, Maggie. Comics Shop (2010)
- Phelps, Donald. Reading the Funnies: Essays on Comic Strips, pp. 145, 247 (2001) (referring to Dotty Dripple as among those strips which were "pillaging" Blondie)
- These Top Cartoonists Tell How They Create America’s Favorite Comics (1964) (excerpt at comics.gearlive.com)