List of comic strip syndicates

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This is a list of comic strip syndicates. Over the years, many syndicates have been acquired and otherwise absorbed by competitors; this list attempts to illustrate that.

Comic strip syndicates[edit]

Defunct comic strip syndicates[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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