Ving Fuller began his career doing gag cartoons for the Daily Graphic in the early 1920s. He then worked at the animation studios of John R. Bray in the mid-1920s, and came up with the newspaper feature 'Laffs in News Dispatches' around 1929. He worked for the New York Daily Mirror in the 1930s, where he served as the editor of among others Sheldon Mayer. In 1939-1940, he made the daily 'Elza Poppin' for the King Features Syndicate. He created the newspaper comic 'Doc Syke' for the New York Evening Sun, which ran from 1944 to 1960, and was distributed by the McClure Syndicate, Bell Syndicate and Ving Features Syndicate. Fuller was also a writer of gags for radio and movies, and briefly worked in DC in the mid-1940s ('J. Rufus Lion').
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