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Allen Saunders (24 April 1899 – 28 January 1986, USA) learned to draw by taking a correspondence course and by attending classes at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. He graduated from Wabash College, a men’s liberal arts college in Indiana, in 1920 and taught French there for seven years. At the same time, he freelanced as both a cartoonist for humor publications and as a detective story writer for pulp magazines. Although Saunders is best known for his work on ‘Mary Worth’ and ‘Steve Roper’, he contributed to other comic strips as well, including ‘Kerry Drake’, for which he ghosted scripts.
Continue reading about Allen Saunders at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/saunders_allen.htm
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(The cover of LOVE STORIES OF MARY WORTH 1, September 1949, was drawn by Ken Ernst.)