|Jessie Mace Marsh|
We have now reached the ninth instalment of our Robin Hood comic strip. This was the first Walt Disney live-action movie to be adapted in this way. It was also another way in which Disney was able to advertise his new releases and keep the film fresh in the audiences mind.
The strip version of Robin Hood originally ran for twenty five weeks, from 13th July till 28th December 1952 and was illustrated by Jessie Mace Marsh (1907-1966).
Down the years I have posted about Marsh and we have seen a few versions of his 'Robin Hood' drawings in various stages of production. Unfortunately those examples were all I could find, until I was contacted by Matt Crandall. Matt runs the excellent Disney's Alice in Wonderland blog and has very kindly sent me images of the Robin Hood strips that re-appeared in the Belgian Mickey Magazine in 1953.
And to see the previous instalments of Disney's Robin Hood comic strip please click here.