Aug 13, 2014
Cartoonist Ed Dodd, who was also a Boy Scout leader and a
National Parks guide, created the newspaper comic strip Mark Trail
Mark Trail was a wildlife writer and photographer. The strip started in 45 newspapers, and at its peak it appeared in over 400 markets.
The comic strip became a radio show in 1946, first as a half-hour program airing three times a week, and later as a 15-minute show.
This episode, Purse Strings of Danger, first aired on September 25, 1950.