Cry From The Coffin. The strip first Comic newspaper star strip war writing and art by Russ Manning until poor health forced him to retire from the strip. There have been many, many syndicated adventure comics over the last years, too many to include here, so we are focusing on ones that made it to the s, s and beyond. The Star Wars Scrapbook is a department of the comic strip. More information about writer Larry Niven and this strip is available at the Complete Starfleet Library. You are commenting using your WordPress.