And Other Comic Play Money from Depression Era Newspapers 1932-1943
After collecting Lucky Bucks and other "play money" since 1980, collector and researching Jane Sears wrote "Lucky Bucks..." to share with others her collection. Most collectors have never heard of Lucky Bucks play money which appeared in the comics sections of newspapers in 1932 and 1933. With over 1,500 color illustrations this book tells the stories of Lucky Bucks and other similar items from the Great Depression. Featured on the Lucky Bucks were characters from well-known comic strips like Mickey Mouse, Blondie, Popeye and more. Readers are taken back in time to learn about the early days of newspaper cartoons and how Lucky Bucks contributed to the commerce and the economy of a depression era nation.
2016, Jane Sears, 233 pp, Paperback