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Syndicate: King Features Syndicate
Background: Established 1915. serves 3,000 newspapers.
Address: 235 E. 45th St., New York NY 100017
URL: http://www.kingfeatures.com/
Contact: Jay Kennedy  Editor-In-Chief
Accepts: Introduces 3 new strips a year.
Send: Cover letter, 24 samples (proportionate to 4" x 13"), character sheets. resume optional, but appreciated.
Reports Back: Within 8 weeks
Contracts: Pays 50% of net proceeds.  Rights purchased vary upon projects. Artist owns original art and characters. length of contract and terms negotiated.
Notes: Art should be in black and white for easy reproduction. Reduce comics to fit on a 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper. Good writing helps bad art better than good art helps bad writing.
Introduced: Blondie, Hagar, Dennis the Menace, Beetle Bailey, Mutts,  Zits, Baby Blues, Popeye