Copyright 1955 by Charlton Comics Group.
Designed by Al Fago Studios.
Based on Dale Messick's comic strip.
Inside Front Cover.
Dale Messick's comic strip "Brenda Starr" debuted on June 30, 1940. It was an unusual blend of such diverse elements as soap-opera, adventure, mystery, fantasy, and even science fiction. Dale Messick was one of the first successful women cartoonists in the world. She retired in 1980.