Skip to comments.Stan Lynde, creator of syndicated ‘Rick O’Shay’ comic strip, dies of cancer at age 81
Posted on 08/07/2013 5:24:11 PM PDT by EveningStar
Western cartoonist and author Stan Lynde, creator of the nationally syndicated Rick OShay comic strip, has died of cancer in Montana. He was 81.
His Rick OShay comic strip began in 1958 and ran for 20 years with an average daily readership of about 15 million people. In 1979, he launched another comic strip, Latigo, which ran through 1983. Lynde died Tuesday in Helena, where he lived with his wife.
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I really liked the original strip, but didn’t care for it when he changed his drawing style and the tone of the strip.
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Asute comic writer... See his most popular strip “easter”....http://stanlynde.net/rick-oshay-prints_267.html
If that was after his falling out with the syndicate, it was likely because they hired a new artist to continue it.
I don’t think so because it still had his name as the artist. I think he got tired of writing a serial story and wanted to do single funny strips.
Yes, R.I.P. I like this guy’s work.
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