The Guy from Grand Rapids appeared in 1923. The start date is unknown. Below are 1923 comic strips from a personal collection.
October 27, 1923
October 30, 1923
October 31, 1923
December 19, 1923
The Catalogue of Copyright Entries, Part 1, Books, Group 2, New Series, Volume 20, Part 2, Number 12, 1923, had this entry:
Fung (Paul) Guy from Grand Rapids. Each proof, illus. 50284–50287
Oh my!! s’no use. © Nov. 2, 1923; 2 c. and aff. Dec 1; A 763930.
Pardon me, miss. © Nov. 19, 1923; 2 c. and aff. Dec. 7; A 763765.
There must be a guy from every town. © Oct. 26, 1923; 2 c. and aff. Nov. 27; A 763765.
We’re playing hide ‘n’ theek. © Nov. 16, 1923; 2 c. and aff. Dec. 15; A 772235.
© King features syndicate, inc., New York.
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