Dawn O'Day (7/12/1952)
Val Heinz studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, together with Frank King, the creator of 'Gasoline Alley'. He was King and Bill Perry's assistant on this comic from 1945 to 1949. In 1949, he created the 'Dawn O'Day' strip for the Chicago News Syndicate. This series of realistically drawn gags that appeared in American newspapers like the Chicago News and the Baltimore Sun until at least 1954.
Dawn O'Day (27/6/1954)