Christmas Greetings – King Features 1939

The following are holiday greetings from a 1939 King Features Syndicate Christmas card set.

the artist is listed in the caption if known. If you think I’m mistaken regarding the artist, please drop me a line in the comments section below. Thanks!

Popeye – probably drawn by Tom Sims or Bela Zaboly.

Seein’ Stars by Fred (“Feg”) Murray.

The Phantom by Ray Moore, written by Lee Falk.

Mandrake the Magician by Phil Davis, written by Lee Falk.

The Little King by Otto Soglow.

Just Kids by August Daniel Carter.

The Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr.

 Santa Claus by Louis Biedermann 

Krazy Kat by George Herriman.

Tim Tyler’s Luck by Lymann Young.

Mickey Mouse by Floyd Gottfredson.

The Lone Ranger by Charles Flanders.

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith by Billy DeBeck.

Art by Alex Raymond (Flash Gordon).

Prince Valiant by Hal Foster.

About Jim Keefe

Jim Keefe is the current artist of the Sally Forth comic strip, he is also the writer and artist of the Flash Gordon comic strip - both available at A graduate of the Joe Kubert School, Keefe likewise teaches Comic Art. Teaching and speaking engagements include SVA in Manhattan, Hofstra’s UCCE Youth Programs, The University of Minnesota and most recently the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
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3 Responses to Christmas Greetings – King Features 1939

  1. Gianni Brunoro says:

    A great Thank You! Gianni Brunoro Italia
    Un GRANDE grazie!,

  2. Don Maris says:

    These are Wonderful and Much Appreciated. So Merry Christmas and a Happy 2019 To ALL OF YOU.

  3. Bill says:

    These were great…thanks for sharing particularly the art of Louis Biedermann . I had no idea who he was or that he was responsible for so much art.

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