Polly & her Pals - 1913-1926

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Polly (and her Pals) by Cliff Sterrett (1150-) 1st Daily December 4, 1912, 1st Sunday December 28, 1913 - Polly and her pals was more the story of Paw (Sammy Perkins) than about Polly herself.   Paw Perkins was a small spectacled, mustachioed man whose sensabilities were forever being stretched by the women in his life.   Those women were his wife who was always known as Maw and Polly, his perpetually suitored niece.   Together with Polly's main suitor Bert, they starred in the strip for close to 50 years.  The strip rarely waivered from the formula where Polly's lovelife was causing a minor crisis for Paw.   Paw's inconveniences were almost always set in the domestic setting.   Cliff Sterrett was the creator and writer of Pa's problems.   In addition to writing the strip he would draw the Polly dailies through the mid 30's and would draw the sundays for the entire run of the strip.   It was his classic artwork which catches most enthusiasts eye.    Sterrett had a great knack for drawing humorous facial expressions in an understated fashion.   This makes for high comedy in some on his better pages.   Sterrett was also one of the earliest cartoonist to play with proportional distortions.   This gave his characters and scenes a distinctive tone that lent itself to the camp humor of the day.  The market for Polly is good.  Sundays sell quite well at a modest premium.  Collectors tend to look for Full-color sunday fulls and tabs when available.   Dailies sell even better than sundays.  
Sunday Comics Links ---> Polly and Her Pals - to 1926 Polly and Her Pals - 1927-1929 Polly and Her Pals - 1930-1934
Polly and Her Pals - 1935 - up Polly and Her Pals - Dailies

Sunday Comics

Item # Date-#-size* Condition* Price Notes
S1150-0001 1913/12/28 - F G/FR-G/G $150.00 #1,   Tanned edges, Big Wide margins contain some chipping - still leaves lots of margin on the perimeter of the artwork.  Light centercrease evident, with a margin-only split in the right. On a whole a fairly solid, readable, collectable page.   On reverse BW Happy Hooligan by Frederick Opper
S1150-0002 1913/12/28 - F FR-G/FR-G/FR-G $100.00 #1,   Paper Quality is supple cream-colored with edge-only chipping on the sides and bottom.  The lower right corner was chipped off and reattached with what appears to be magic tape on the reverse side.  This chip barely touches the lower corner of the last panel.  The Print Quality is good however there's a dirty centercrease evident.   Still this is a solid collectible page.  On reverse BW Happy Hooligan by Frederick Opper
S1150-0003 1914/01/04 - F G/G/G $35.00 #2, On reverse BWRY Their Only Child by George McManus.
S1150-0004 1914/01/11 - F FR/FR/G $8.00 #3, On reverse Howson Lott by Frederick Opper.
S1150-0005 1914/01/18 - F G/G/G $20.00 #4, On reverse Their Only Child by George McManus.
S1150-0006 1914/01/25 - F BWRY FR-G/G/FR-G $14.00 #5, On reverse Buster Brown by RF Outcault.
S1150-0007 1914/02/01 - F G/G/G $12.00 #6, On reverse Happy Hooligan by Frederick Opper
S1150-0008 1914/02/08 - F BWRY G/G/G $12.00 #7, On reverse Their Only Child by George McManus.
S1150-0009 1914/02/22 - F BWBY FR-G/FR-G/G $8.00 #9, On reverse Happy Hooligan by Frederick Opper
S1150-0010 1914/03/08 - F BWRY FR-G/FR-G/G $8.00 On reverse Happy Hooligan by Frederick Opper
S1150-0011 1914/03/22 - F BWRY G/G/G $10.00 On reverse Happy Hooligan by Frederick Opper
S1150-0012 1914/03/29 - F G/G/FR-G $12.00 On reverse Happy Hooligan by Frederick Opper
S1150-0013 1914/04/05 - F BWRY G/G/G $10.00 On reverse Their Only Child by George McManus.
S1150-0014 1917/02/25 - F G/G/G $10.00 On reverse Dimple by Grace Drayton.
S1150-0015 1917/10/18 - F FR-P/FR-P/FR-G $2.00 No reverse
S1150-0016 1918/03/17 - F FR/FR/FR $4.00 On reverse BWO Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0017 1918/07/07 - F G/G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0018 1918/07/14 - F G/G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0019 1918/07/21 - F G/G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0020 1918/07/28 - F G/G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0021 1918/08/04 - F G/G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0022 1918/08/11 - F G/G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0023 1918/08/11 - F FR-G/FR/G $6.00 On reverse BWG Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0024 1918/08/18 - F G/G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0025 1918/08/25 - F G/G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0026 1918/09/01 - F FR-G/FR/G $6.00 On reverse BWO Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0027 1918/09/08 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0028 1918/09/22 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0029 1918/10/06 - F FR-G/G/FR $6.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0030 1918/11/03 - F G/G/FR-G $8.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0031 1918/11/10 - F G/G/FR-G $8.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0032 1918/12/08 - F G/G/FR $6.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0033 1918/12/15 - F FR/FR/FR $3.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0034 1918/12/29 - F P/P/FR $1.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0035 1919/01/05 - F FR/FR/FR $3.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0036 1919/01/12 - F FR/FR-P/FR $2.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0037 1919/01/19 - F FR/FR/FR $3.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0038 1919/01/26 - F FR/FR-G/FR $4.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0039 1919/02/02 - F FR/FR-P/FR $2.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0040 1919/03/02 - F FR/FR-P/FR $2.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0041 1919/03/09 - F FR/FR/FR $3.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0042 1919/03/16 - F FR/FR/FR $3.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0043 1919/03/30 - F FR/FR-G/FR $4.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0044 1919/04/06 - F FR-G/FR-G/FR $5.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0045 1919/05/11 - F FR-P/FR-P/FR $2.00 On reverse BWBR Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0046 1919/11/09 - F FR-G/G/FR $5.00 On reverse BWP Mutt & Jeff by Bud Fisher
S1150-0047 1919/11/30 - F FR-G/G/FR $5.00 On reverse BWO Mutt & Jeff by Bud Fisher
S1150-0048 1921/04/24 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BWO Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0049 1921/05/01 - F FR-G/FR/G $4.00 on reverse BWO Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0050 1921/05/08 - F FR/FR/FR-G $3.00 on reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0051 1921/05/08 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BWO Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0052 1921/05/15 - F FR-G/FR/G $4.00 on reverse BWO Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0053 1921/05/15 - F FR-G/FR-G/G $5.00 On reverse BW Buster Brown by RF Outcault
S1150-0054 1921/05/22 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BW Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0055 1921/06/19 - F FR/FR/FR-G $3.00 on reverse BW Elmer by AC Fera
S1150-0056 1921/07/10 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BWB Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0057 1921 - 4F BW VG/VG/VG $12.00 on reverse BW Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy (7/10-7/24, 8/14)
S1150-0058 1922/02/19 - F FR-G/FR/G $5.00 on reverse BW S'Matter Pop by CM Payne
S1150-0059 1922/02/26 - F FR-G/FR/G $5.00 on reverse BWB Our Friend Mush by AD Carter
S1150-0060 1922/04/16 - F FR-G/FR/G $5.00 on reverse BWB Our Friend Mush by AD Carter
S1150-0061 1922/10/15 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0062 1922/10/22 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0063 1922/10/29 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0064 1922/11/05 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0065 1922/11/12 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0066 1922/11/19 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0067 1922/11/26 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0068 1922/12/10 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0069 1922/12/17 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0070 1922/12/24 - F G/G/G $8.00 on reverse BW Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0071 1923/03/18 - F FR-G/FR/G $5.00 on reverse Mutt & Jeff by Bud Fisher
S1150-0072 1923/10/06 - F FR/FR/G $3.00 on reverse BWR Abie the Agent by Harry Hershfield
S1150-0073 1923/11/25 - F FR/FR/G $3.00 on reverse BWO Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0074 1923/12/29 - F G/G/FR-G $6.00 on reverse BWR Abie the Agent by Harry Hershfield
S1150-0075 1923 - 1F FR/FR/G $3.00 'Pa's Plan Works Too Well', on reverse BWGR Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0076 1923 - 1F G/G-VG/G $8.00 'Ashur's Costume was a 'scream' in more ways than one', on reverse Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0077 1924/05/04 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley by Frank King
S1150-0078 1924/05/11 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley by Frank King
S1150-0079 1924/05/18 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley by Frank King
S1150-0080 1924/05/25 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley by Frank King
S1150-0081 1924/08/03 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley by Frank King
S1150-0082 1924/08/17 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley by Frank King
S1150-0083 1924/08/24 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley by Frank King
S1150-0084 1924/08/31 - F G/FR-G/G $8.00 on reverse Gasoline Alley by Frank King
S1150-0085 1924/09/07 - F FR/FR/G $3.00 on reverse BWOB Abie by Harry Hershfield
S1150-0086 1924/11/23 - F BW FR/FR/FR $1.00 on reverse Just Kids by Ad Carter
S1150-0087 1924/12/28 - F FR/P/FR-G $1.00 on reverse Eddie's Friends
S1150-0088 1925/02/01 - F FR-G/FR/G $5.00 on reverse BWO Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0089 1925/03/29 - F FR-P/P/G $1.00 on reverse Little Jimmy by Jimmy Swinnerton
S1150-0090 1925/04/19 - F G/FR-G/G $6.00 on reverse BWP Abie by Harry Hershfield
S1150-0091 1925/05/10 - F G/FR-G/G $6.00 on reverse BWP Abie by Harry Hershfield
S1150-0092 1925/05/17 - F FR-G/FR/G $5.00 on reverse BWO Uncle Wiggly by Howard Garis & Lang Campbell
S1150-0093 1925/07/26 - F FR/G/FR $3.00 on reverse On Our Block by Tom McNamara
S1150-0094 1925/08/02 - F BWR G/G/G $3.00 on reverse BW Just Kids by Ad Carter
S1150-0095 1925/09/06 - F BWR FR/FR/G $1.00 on reverse BW Just Kids by Ad Carter
S1150-0096 1925/11/08 - F BWR FR/FR/G $1.00 on reverse BW Just Kids by Ad Carter
S1150-0097 1925/11/29 - F BWR G/FR-G/G $3.00 on reverse BW Just Kids by Ad Carter
S1150-0098 1925/12/06 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0099 1925/12/13 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0100 1925/12/20 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0101 1925/12/27 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0102 1926/01/03 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0103 1926/01/10 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0104 1926/01/10 - F FR-G/FR/G $3.00 on reverse Mutt & Jeff by Bud Fisher
S1150-0105 1926/02/07 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0106 1926/02/21 - F G-VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Damon & Pythias, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0107 1926/04/04 - F FR/FR/FR $2.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0108 1926/05/02 - F P/P/G $1.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0109 1926/05/09 - F G/FR-G/G $6.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Bringing Up Father by George McManus
S1150-0110 1926/05/16 - F G/FR-G/G $6.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0111 1926/05/23 - F G/FR-G/G $6.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0112 1926/05/23 - F FR-G/FR-G/G $5.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Mutt & Jeff by Bud Fisher
S1150-0113 1926/05/30 - F G/FR-G/G $6.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0114 1926/07/04 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0115 1926/07/25 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0116 1926/08/01 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0117 1926/08/22 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0118 1926/08/22 - F FR/FR-P/FR $2.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BWP Abie by Harry Hershfield, Paper Date 08/28
S1150-0119 1926/08/22 - F FR/FR/G $2.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Toots & Casper by Jimmy Murphy
S1150-0120 1926/09/05 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0121 1926/09/12 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0122 1926/10/03 - F FR/FR/G $2.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
S1150-0123 1926/11/14 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0124 1926/11/21 - F VG/VG/G $8.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse BW Barney Google by Billy DeBeck
S1150-0125 1926/12/12 - F FR/FR/G $2.00 w/Dot and Dash, on reverse Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr
Sunday Comics Links ---> Polly and Her Pals - to 1926 Polly and Her Pals - 1927-1929 Polly and Her Pals - 1930-1934
Polly and Her Pals - 1935 - up Polly and Her Pals - Dailies

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