Strange as it Seems by John Hix
Le Petit Journal, Quebec, 8/3/1953

John Hix was a staff artist at the Washington Herlad and the creator of the educational newspaper strip 'Strange As It Seems', which was syndicated in American newspapers and abroad through United Features and United Press International. It is comparable to 'Ripley's Believe It Or Not'. In its best years, the strip was published in about 1,300 newspapers, and it also appearaed on the radio. The strip was initially written by Hix's brother Ernest Harmon Hix Sr., who was succeeded by his wife Elsie Hix from 1948 to 1963 and then by his son Ernest Jr. until the 1970s.

Strange as it seems, by John Hix

Last updated: 2009-05-22

Series and books by John Hix in stock in the Lambiek Webshop:


Since 1999, Lambiek presents the Comiclopedia as a free service to comic fans from all over the world. The database has expanded to over 12,000 biographies of international comic artists, and also has an extensive Dutch section about comics in the Netherlands.
For 15 years, the site was funded from the resources of our Amsterdam-based shop. However, the current economical circumstances make it difficult for us to maintain this service. At the moment the Comiclopedia's sole editor works for us free of charge, aided by a couple of (international) volunteers.

If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal.