Tim Tyler's Luck

English

Genre: adventure

Created in: 1928

Notes:
Tim Tyler's Luck was a newspaper comic strip created by Lyman Young and syndicated by King Features Syndicate starting on August 13, 1928, as a daily strip. A Sunday strip began July 19, 1931.

Lyman did the daily and Sundays from the beginning until his son Bob Young took over the art on the daily strip on June 23, 1952. Tom Massey officially took over the art on the Sunday strip on July 6, 1952, and continued on it until the Sunday ended on July 9, 1972.

Jim Young, another son of Lyman, did the artwork on the daily strip, from 1972 to 1978. Bob Young then returned to do the art for the daily strip from 1978 until the strip's end on August 24, 1996.

Lyman continued to write both strips until 1983. Bob Young wrote both strips from 1983 until it ended on August 24, 1996.

Tim Tyler's Luck had many ghost artists who worked on this comic strip, known creators include Alex Raymond from 1932 to 1933, Burne Hogarth during early 1934, Charles Flanders on Sundays during 1934, Bob Naylor during the 1930s, Tony DiPresta lettering mostly during the late 1930s, Alden Williams during the early 1940s, and Nat Edson who was the primary ghost artist from the mid-1930s to the mid-1940s.

Further ghost credits known are Cleak Haas doing daily art from November 5, 1945, to August 30, 1947, and Sunday art from January 13, 1946, to August 24, 1947. Tom Massey ghosted daily art from September 1, 1947, to June 21, 1951, and Sunday art from August 31, 1947, until he was officially credited with the work on July 6, 1952.

Not to be confused with the independent comics creator Tim Tyler.


Feature Logos

Logo Name Year Began Year Ended
Tim Tyler

Feature Relations

as feature in other language: Bob och Frank (Swedish)
as feature in other language: Bob og Frank (Norwegian)
as feature in other language: Bob und Frank (German)
as feature in other language: Cino e Franco (Italian)
as feature in other language: Jochen und Klaus in Afrika (German)
as feature in other language: Spud och Tim (Swedish)
as feature in other language: Tim Tyler en Spud (Dutch)
as feature in other language: Tim Tyler's Luck (German)