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January 19, 2015

Go, Help: Steve Saffel Looking For A Few Betty Boops


The editor Steve Saffel recently put out this call:
I'm making a big push to fill in the last holes in my Betty Boop newspaper strip collection, in order to publish as comprehensive as possible a book of the strips. My focus is on the Sunday strips, though we'll be including some dailies, as well. I'm also looking for the first two "Helen Kane Boop-Boop-A-Doop Girl" strips. So I'm going back to everyone who might be able to help.

Even if you don't have any of the strips yourself, do you know anyone who might have some, or know someone who has some? I’m looking for any leads that might work! I'm open to purchasing them for my set, or acquiring scans that are as high resolution as possible.

Either way, I'd like to put this to bed soon, so we can get the book into production! Let me know if you have any ideas -- I'm gonna find these strips, by hook or by crook!
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