Miss Lace is back and she’s with Hermes Press! Milton Caniff’s famous good girl, created just for servicemen during WW II, known to G.I. Joes everywhere as “Lace,” is available to all her fans in a deluxe hardcover art book reprinting the entire run of the strip. Move over Rita Hayworth - sultry, sassy Miss Lace and her daily adventures are given the royal treatment with a host of extras including a detailed intro by noted Caniff historian R.C. Harvey, complete with unused art, documentary materials, advertising art, and more. Check it out on amazon.com!
There’s no evidence of pain as he pulls out a brush and talks about using India ink because it’s part of the old-school comics tradition that goes back to Milton Caniff and “Terry and the Pirates.” He’s interested in the purity of ink on paper, not color or texture or other painterly concerns, and with a few brush strokes he brings Dodola to life in a full-page portrait.