Can you complete the titles of these classic newspaper comic strips?

Time to get down to funny (pages) business.

It was always the first thing we turned to in the newspaper. If we're being honest, it still is. Forget the stock prices and sports scores. We want to laugh. 

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That's why the funny pages have lasted so long. Some titles have been telling jokes for decades — nearly a century. Of course, there were comic strips devoted to adventure and romance, too.

Below, you will find some of the longest-running comic strips in newspaper history. See if you can complete their names!

  1. @#$%! Bailey
    Image: King Features Syndicate
  2. Brenda @#$%!, Reporter
    Image: Tribune
  3. Hi and @#$%!
    Image: King Features Syndicate
  4. Prince @#$%!
    Image: King Features Syndicate
  5. @#$%! Alley
    Image: Tribune
  6. Alley @#$%!
    Image: United Enterprise Association
  7. Barney @#$%! and Snuffy Smith
    Image: King Features Syndicate
  8. Gil @#$%!
    Image: Tribune
  9. Rex @#$%!, M.D.
    Image: King Features Syndicate
  10. Wizard of @#$%!
    Image: Creators Syndicate
  11. Terry and the @#$%!
    Image: Tribune
  12. Secret Agent @#$%!
    Image: King Features Syndicate

Can you complete the titles of these classic newspaper comic strips?

Your Result...

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TonyClifton 2 months ago
Never ever heard of Gil Thorpe.
LynCarceo 3 months ago
11/12; missed the last one because I never heard of it.
VBartilucci 5 months ago
FYI - those "@#$%!" characters are called grawlix. The name was coined by Mort Walker.
LynCarceo 5 months ago
12/12, guessed the last. I remember reading these as a kid.
Martin 25 months ago
Secret Agent X-9 was also known as Secret Agent Corrigan
DIGGER1 30 months ago
Can you complete the titles of these classic newspaper comic strips?
You got 10 out of 12
You solved those mysteries like Dick Tracy! Well done!
Craigg 33 months ago
You got 12 out of 12
You solved those mysteries like Dick Tracy! Well done!
RobCertSDSCascap 35 months ago
12/12! Love 'em!


Anyone else hear swear words while reading the questions?
Lillyrose 35 months ago
I got 9 out of 12. My favorite comic strip in this bunch is Hi & Lois. My paper doesn’t hav it anymore.
Lillyrose RobCertSDSCascap 35 months ago
I agree. Thanks for posting the Hi & Lois comic strip.
RobCertSDSCascap Lillyrose 35 months ago
You're welcome.
Walter 35 months ago
100% still spend my Sunday mornings reading them
booster 35 months ago
12/12 Guessed on the last one.
EllisClevenger 35 months ago
You got 12 out of 12
You solved those mysteries like Dick Tracy! Well done!
MissTheOldDays 35 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
You solved those mysteries like Dick Tracy! Well done!
AlF 36 months ago
12/12. Amazing in light of that I never read the "soap-opery" ones. Just remembered the names, I guess...
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