Dan Dunn, by Norman Marsh 1934

Norman Marsh was the comic artist who created the newspaper comic 'Dan Dunn', which started in 1932 in the LA Times. It ran for ten years, until Norman Marsh was drafted for the Military in 1942. Back in civil life, Marsh turned to King Features Syndicate and created 'Hunter Keene', a crackerjack detective with a strong resemblance to 'Dan Dunn' The strip lasted for only a year (April 1946 to April 1947) and was followed by Marsh's most successful strip, 'Danny Hale', which ran until 1962.

Hunter Keene, by Norman Marsh

Norman Marsh eventually became an activist against comic syndication in the United States, and has always worked hard to get his strips published. Norman Marsh’s early characters have influenced such comics as Chester Gould’s 'Dick Tracy' and Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s 'Superman'.

Danny Hale, by Norman Marsh

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