Saturday Leftover Day.
One of the last great realistic strips was Joe Kubert's Green Barets. Even though he did not particulary feel the war genre to be his greatest love (that would be Tarzan), this assignment did cement his image as a war loving artist and possibly helped him het the PS assignment (the preventive maintenance monthly for army personel) in later years. I mentioned the new Beyond Mars book from IDW this week and strip beautifully drawn and competently written series would be my next choice for the same treatment, Although I think it probably had a combined storyline for dailies and Sundays, which woul hamper it's format in a book. Next thursday I will share another of my favorites for a full color reprint from the sixties. At the end of the run the strip was taken over by former Tarzan artist John Celardo, so Kubert could go and do Tarzan (in the comics, though).
By the way, here are three I shared earlier: