United Feature Syndicate

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United Feature Syndicate is a large editorial column and comic strip newspaper syndication service based in the United States and established in 1919.wikipedia
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United Media

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Originally part of E. W. Scripps Company, it was part of United Media (along with the Newspaper Enterprise Association) from 1978 to 2011, and is now a division of Andrews McMeel Syndication.
Its core businesses were the United Feature Syndicate and the Newspaper Enterprise Association.

E. W. Scripps Company

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Originally part of E. W. Scripps Company, it was part of United Media (along with the Newspaper Enterprise Association) from 1978 to 2011, and is now a division of Andrews McMeel Syndication.
United Feature Syndicate was formed in 1919.

Li'l Abner

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United Features has syndicated many notable comic strips, including Peanuts, Garfield, Li'l Abner, Dilbert, Nancy, and Marmaduke. In 1934, United Features launched its first original strip, Al Capp's Li'l Abner.
It was originally distributed by United Feature Syndicate, and later by the Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate.

Newspaper Enterprise Association

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Originally part of E. W. Scripps Company, it was part of United Media (along with the Newspaper Enterprise Association) from 1978 to 2011, and is now a division of Andrews McMeel Syndication.
Along with United Feature Syndicate, the NEA was part of United Media from 1978 to 2011, and is now a division of Andrews McMeel Syndication.

Tarzan in comics

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The Metropolitan Newspaper Service acquisition brought over the comic strips Tarzan and Ella Cinders.
United Feature Syndicate distributed the strip.

Dilbert

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United Features has syndicated many notable comic strips, including Peanuts, Garfield, Li'l Abner, Dilbert, Nancy, and Marmaduke.
Dilbert was picked up for syndication by United Feature Syndicate (a division of United Media) in 1989.

Comic strip

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United Feature Syndicate is a large editorial column and comic strip newspaper syndication service based in the United States and established in 1919.
Dirks' version, eventually distributed by United Feature Syndicate, ran until 1979.

United Press International

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From 1922 to 1958, United Features was the column, feature (and comics) division of Scripps' United Press Association.
That move cost UPI the revenues of its previous United Feature Syndicate subsidiary, which in later years made large profits on the syndication of Peanuts and other popular comic strips and columns.

Metropolitan Newspaper Service

In March 1930, United Features acquired the Metropolitan Newspaper Service (ostensibly from the Bell Syndicate).
At first the syndication service of Metropolitan Magazine, it soon became affiliated with the Bell Syndicate, and then was acquired and absorbed into United Feature Syndicate.

Ella Cinders

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The Metropolitan Newspaper Service acquisition brought over the comic strips Tarzan and Ella Cinders.
Distributed for most of its run by United Feature Syndicate, the daily version was launched June 1, 1925, and a Sunday page followed two years later.

Al Capp

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In 1934, United Features launched its first original strip, Al Capp's Li'l Abner.
(This was years before the Tennessee Valley Authority Act brought basic utilities such as electricity and running water to the region.) Leaving Joe Palooka, Capp sold Li'l Abner to United Feature Syndicate (later known as United Media).

Get Fuzzy

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Get Fuzzy has been published by United Feature Syndicate since September 6, 1999.

Jump Start (comic strip)

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It is syndicated by United Feature Syndicate, and is set in the Philadelphia area where Armstrong grew up.

The Katzenjammer Kids

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The World Feature Service acquisition brought over the comic strips The Captain and the Kids, Everyday Movies, Fritzi Ritz, Hawkshaw the Detective, Joe Jinks, and Little Mary Mixup.
It was later distributed by the United Feature Syndicate (while Hearst's King Features distributed The Katzenjammer Kids).

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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Fritzi Ritz

The World Feature Service acquisition brought over the comic strips The Captain and the Kids, Everyday Movies, Fritzi Ritz, Hawkshaw the Detective, Joe Jinks, and Little Mary Mixup.
Distributed by United Feature Syndicate, Fritzi Ritz began October 9, 1922, in the New York Evening World.

Publishers-Hall Syndicate

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Robert M. Hall was a sales manager at United Features starting in 1935; he left in 1944 to start the Post Syndicate.
After attending the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, he was a sales manager at United Feature Syndicate, which he joined in 1935.

Monty (comic strip)

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Peter later worked with United Feature Syndicate in an attempt to push Robotman via cross-marketing toys, records, videos, and other merchandise.

9 Chickweed Lane

The strip is syndicated by United Feature Syndicate (a division of Andrews McMeel Syndication).

Prickly City

Prickly City is a daily comic strip originally drawn by Scott Stantis, the editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune, and distributed through United Features Syndicate.

Health Capsules

Health Capsules is a comic strip syndicated by United Feature Syndicate since February 20, 1961.

Bell Syndicate

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In March 1930, United Features acquired the Metropolitan Newspaper Service (ostensibly from the Bell Syndicate).
In March 1930, United Feature Syndicate acquired MNS and its strips from the Bell Syndicate.

Rose Is Rose

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The comic is distributed by United Features Syndicate.

Pearls Before Swine (comics)

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The daily and Sunday comic strip is distributed by Andrews McMeel Syndication (by United Feature Syndicate before 2011).

Peanuts

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United Features has syndicated many notable comic strips, including Peanuts, Garfield, Li'l Abner, Dilbert, Nancy, and Marmaduke.
Schulz submitted his Lil' Folks cartoons to United Features Syndicate (UFS), who responded with interest.