SOOPER DOOPER

SOOPER DOOPER 

It was written by Jay McKellar (Jack Calder) and illustrated by Les Gilpin. McKellar later dropped out and Gilpin took over the writing duties as well. “Sooper Dooper” was modeled on the movie actor and comedian Harry Langdon. It probably first appeared in Three Aces, 1-1, Nov./Dec. 1941. It was in Three Aces, 1-2, Jan./Feb. 1942, and was the only creation to run throughout the entire existence of Three Aces although it was not continuous throughout the run.

MEDIUM:

 PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

 Content:

 Serial:

“Sooper Dooper, Mighty Man Of Yesterday…”, Contributors, Jay McKellar & Les Gilpin. 3 Aces Comics. Black & white interior. Anglo-American Publishing Co. Ltd.

“ … Pitts His Wits Against Butch The Bat.” 1-2, January/February 1942: 53-63.

No story. 1-3, March 1942.

No story. 1-5, May 1942.

“Sooper Dooper, Mighty Man Of Yesterday…” Contributors, Jay McKellar & Les Gilpin. Three Aces Comics. Black & white interior. Anglo-American Publishing Co. Ltd.

“….” 1-6, June 1942: 38-47.

“…”1-8, September, 1942: 52-61.

“…Axes The Axis” 1-9, October 1942:42-51.

“….” 2-1, February 1943: 53-62.

“….” 2-2, March 1943: 53-62.

“… The Great McCluskey Shows.” 2-3, April 1943: 53-62.

“…”. 2-4, May 1943: 46-55.

“…”. 3-3, April 1944: 48-47

“ … and the Insanitary Professor Phoolizh.’, 3-6, July 1944: 39-46: “

“… Mighty Man Of Yesterday.” 3-8, September 1944: 43-47.

Sooper Dooper disappeared from Three Aces.

“Sooper Dooper…” Contributors, Unidentified. Three Aces. Colour Interior. (Sooper Dooper returned as a single page cartoon)
V-52, May/June 1946: 32. V-52, May/June 1946: 48
“Sooper Dooper…” Contributors, Unidentified. Grand Slam Comics. Colour Interior. (A single page cartoon.)

“… Part Time Waiter.” V-53, June/July 1946: 16.

“… Artist’s Turn.” V-53, June/July 1946: 31.

“… Letter Perfect.” 5-54, August/September 1946: 32.

“… Demon Reporter.” 5-54, Aug./Sept. 1946: 47

No title. 5-55, October November 1946: 48.

“Sooper Dooper …” Contributors, Unidentified. Robin Hood Comics, Colour interior.
“….”3-31, June/July 1946: 26.

“…”3-32, Aug./Sept. 1946: 19

“….” 3-33, Oct./Nov., 1946: 14, 17, 32 & 47.

“… and Clancy The Cop.” 3-34, Dec. ’46/Jan. ’47: 48.

SOURCE:

Interview:

With Ed Furness.

GALLERY:

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON S\SOOPER DOOPER, 3 Aces, 1-6, June 1942, 45.jpg 3 Aces Comics, 1-6, June 1942: 45.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON S\SOOPER DOOPER,  Three Aces, 1-8, Sept. 1942, 52.jpg Three Aces Comics, 1-8, Sept., 1942: 52.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON S\SOOPER DOOPER, Three Aces, 1-9, Oct. 1942, fc.jpg Three Aces Comics, 1-9, October 1942: Front cover.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON S\SOOPER DOOPER, Three Aces Comics 2-2, March 1941, fc.jpg An interesting cross over. Three Aces, 2-2, March 1943: Front cover.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON S\SOOPER DOOPER, Robun Hood Comics,3-31, JuneJuly 1946, 26.jpg Robin Hood Comics, 3-31 June/July 1946: 26.