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January 2, 2011

Brian Walker: NY Daily News Drops Beetle Bailey; Requests That Fans Send Protest E-mail

imageBrian Walker sent out news yesterday morning that perennial newspaper favorite Beetle Bailey was dropped from the New York Daily News:
Beetle Bailey did not appear in the New York Daily News today. We were informed that the paper was cutting costs and that Edward Fay, vice president and director of editorial administration, was the one who made the decision. It makes no sense for the paper to drop one of their most popular features. If you share this opinion, please send a message of protest to:

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Hopefully, he will reinstate Beetle if he receives enough response. We would appreciate anything you can do. Thanks.
I know a lot of people from the alt-comics and superhero camps hate on Beetle Bailey, but when I thought about it this morning I can say with a great amount of certainty that it would be in my newspaper if I had one, so I thought I'd share.
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