'Gasoline Alley' Turns a Century Oldby Stephen Roth
Saturday, Nov. 24, marks 100 years for the classic comic strip Gasoline Alley. Created by Frank King in 1918, the strip has followed several generations of the Wallet family over the decades, and has been penned by only four creators: King, Bill Perry, Dick Moores and Jim Scancarelli, who has drawn Gasoline Alley since 1986.
Saturday's Gasoline Alley pays tribute the the century-old comic and its creators:
Only one other comic strip, The Katzenjammer Kids, has had a longer run than Gasoline Alley. Here's what Gasoline Alley looked like in its 1918 debut in The Chicago Tribune:
Congratulations to Gasoline Alley for hitting the century mark! To view Gasoline Alley strips dating back to 2001 on GoComics, click here!