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I also run a comics blog which documents first appearances of characters. It's located HERE
Koo Koo the Bird Girl was born Minnie Woolsey in 1880. She suffered from a rare skeletal disorder called Virchow-Seckel syndrome, which caused her to have a very short stature, a small head, a narrow birdlike face with a beak-like nose, large slanted eyes, a receding jaw, large ears, and mild mental retardation. She was also bald, toothless, and either completely blind or very short sighted.
Tonight at my store there was a woman in her fifties from France, and she said that when she was a girl in the 70s there was a magazine that translated American comics, and there was one she read about a bunch of immortals, but the magazine stopped before the story finished so she never got to see…