"Rudy" was a continuity comic strip that had a short life in the early 1980s. The book these scans are from, RUDY IN HOLLYWOOD, was published in 1984. William Overgard, a novelist, comic book artist and newspaper cartoonist, was the creator. Rudy, a talking chimp, is a vaudeville hasbeen trying to make it in a modern world with his friends, including Bonita, a parrot. The strip is sarcastic, observant of Hollywood, and very funny.
The first part of this book can be found here.
Overgard died in 1990.
RUDY IN HOLLYWOOD By William Overgard. An Owl Book, Holt, Rinehart and Winston. First edition, 1984.
Rudy comic strips Copyright © 1983, 1984 United Feature Syndicate