Brenda Starr to retire after 70+ years

Say it ain’t so.  Tribune Media Services announced today it’s retiring Brenda Starr.  Created by Dale Messick – pen name of Dalia Messick – the flame-haired reporter debuted in the Chicago Tribune on June 30, 1940.

Messick was one of three female cartoonists to whom herstorian and Graphic Details artist Trina Robbins dedicated her book The Brinkley Girls.

More at ComicBookResources.

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