Waddles by Ray and Carol Larson

Ray and Carol Carlson were an American comics artist couple known for drawing 'The Adventures of Waddles' (1947-1953), for the children's page of The Christian Science Monitor.

Life and career
Carol was born on 13 June 1912 as Carol Louise Hager in Seattle. She was the daughter of cartoonist George Hager who, together with her aunt Mary Hager Dearborn, had drawn the comics series 'The Hagers' since 1925. 'The Hagers' had its origins in 'Dok's Dippy Duck', which had run in the Seattle Daily Times a decade earlier, drawn by Carol's grandfather Dok Hager. Both features were comics about an anthropomorphic duck named Waddles and were originally written in rhyme. In 1947 Carol and her husband Ray Carlson took 'Waddles' over, which had already evolved into a funny animal adventure comic. They continued the series until 1953. 

The Adventures of Waddles in the Stripper's Guide

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