In the mid-1930s, Jim illustrated a lot of stories by Merrill Denison. He wrote for the Star Weekly, while also being a playwright. He was also briefly Greg’s companion in some of his stories before Jim. He later moved to New York (as indicated in the caption to this illustration to a story about how rushed New York was. Note the advertisement for a “quintuplet” ham sandwich. The Dionne quintuplets were born in 1934 and were exceedingly popular throughout the 1930s.