263 – Stripesy Alopecia

I’d be upset too, Pat! Star Spangled Comics #36 (July 1944) shows that Pat Dugan (Stripesy, of The Star Spangled Kid fame) is balding in the weirdest way – little chunk of red curls on front and bald everywhere else. Only in the comic books, kids!

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215 – Star-Spangled Origin

Well it’s 1943 – and the World War II rages on. In Star Spangled Comics #18 (January 1943), the Star-Spangled Kid and Stripesy are given an unlikely origin story: two strangers decide, at the same time, independently, to take up costumed adventuring, on the same case, and choose different parts of the flag as their […]

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169 – Star-Spangled Rich Kid

Jerry Siegel‘s latest creation, the Star-Spangled Kid and his adult sidekick Stripesy, technically made their debut in Action Comics #40 (July 1941) in a sneak peak, but made their first full appearance in Star Spangled Comics #1 (August 1941). Like most spoiled, rich, highly skilled, acrobatic kids with a lot of time on their hands […]

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