Harold Teen

Harold Teen was a popular comic strip in the 1920s written and drawn by Carl Ed. In the 1930s, Ed was asked why he started the strip, “Twenty years ago, there was no comic strip on adolescence. I thought every well-balanced comic sheet should have one.” In 1934, Harold Teen the movie was released along with many products for young people to consume.

Harold Teen’s life centered around your typical teenage dramas, going to parties, girl trouble,  high school and getting some hot wheels. Harold’s gang included his girlfriend Lillums Lovewell, his sidekick Shadow Smart and Pop Jenks, owner of the Sugar Bowl soda shop where Harold mowed down Gedunk sundaes.

Watch Harold Teen the movie here–


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