Barnaby was a newspaper comic strip which began April 20, 1942 in the newspaper PM. It entered syndication and was published in 64 papers. It ran until February 2, 1952. Originally written and illustrated by Crockett Johnson, it was later drawn by Jack Morley, and for a time written by Ted Ferro.
Books in the Barnaby series:
Barnaby was a comic strip which began April 20, 1942 in the newspaper PM and was later syndicated in 64 American newspapers (for a combined circulation of more than 5,500,000).
Barnaby wishes for a fairy godmother and gets Mr. O’Malley, a cigar smoking Irish fairy godfather.
Barnaby and Mr. O’Malley (1944)
Further adventures of five year old Barnaby and his fairy godfather Jackeen J. O’Malley.
This is volume #2 of the paperback edition of Barnaby.
Wanted, A Fairy Godfather (1985)
This is volume #1 of the paperback edition of Barnaby.
Hollywood comes calling for Barnaby’s Fairy Godfather, the alluring J.J. O’Malley. This is volume #6 in the paperback edition.
Mr. O’Malley, Barnaby’s Fairy Godfather, answers the nation’s call to public service in volume #3 of the paperback edition of this classic cartoon strip.
This is volulme #4 of the paperback edition of Barnaby.
Volume #5 of the paperback edition of Barnaby.
Barnaby Volume One (2013)
This first volume of the complete Barnaby comic strip covers 1942-1943, as Barnaby first meets his Fairy Godfather, Jackeen J. O’Malley, a cigar smoking Irishman.
Barnaby Volume Two (2014)
Further adventures of Barnaby, a precocious five year old and his Fairy Godfather, Mr. O’Malley. These strips were originally published in 1944-1945.