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1867 – Winsor McCay, born on the 26th of September in Spring Lake, Michigan, USA. He was a prolific artist and pioneer in the art of comic strips and animation. His comic strip work has influenced generations of artists, including creators such as Moebius, Chris Ware, William Joyce, and Maurice Sendak. 1886 – He was ..

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1921 – Maldin was born in Mountain Park, New Mexico on October 29, 1921. 1936 – Attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. 1940 – Entered the U.S. Army to fight in World War II. Began drawing cartoons about the soldire life and created two fictional cartoon characters, Willie and Joe. Mauldin began working for ..

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1922 – He was born Stanley Martin Lieber on the 28th of December this year in New York, New York. He attended DeWitt Clinton High School in The Bronx, where his family had moved next.   1939 – He graduated high school early, at age 16½ in this year. He joined the WPA Federal Theatre ..

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1950 – Born on August 14th. Gary Larson grew up in a blue collar household in a blue-collar city, Tacoma, Washington. 1973 – He received his B.A. in Communications degree from Washington State University. 1976 – He played jazz guitar and worked in a music store, and he sent six cartoons to Pacific Search, a ..

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1916 – Born on the 3rd of November in New York. American writer and artist, Harry Lampert illustrated the first issues of the Golden Age Flash. 1932 – Began cartooning at the age of 16.          – Worked for Max Fleischer, inking and helping produce Betty Boop, Popeye, and Koko the Clown cartoons.     ..

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1924 – Born on October 3rd in Brooklyn, New York. American cartoonist and editor. 1934 – Kurtzman, who published his first cartoon at the age of 14, attended the High School of Music and Art in New York City. 1943 – Served the United States Army. 1952 – Co-founder and editor of Mad Magazine. 1960 ..

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1883 – Born on April 9th in Cashton, Wisconsin. An American comic-strip artist who created “Gasoline Alley,” a long-popular comic strip notable for its sympathetic picture of small-town life. 1901-1905 – After working as a cartoonist for the Minneapolis Times, King moved to Chicago, where he attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and was ..

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1917 – Born on the 28th of August in New York U.S.A.   1922 – On the 25th of September he married Rosalind "Roz" Goldstein.   1936 – He joined the Lincoln Newspaper Syndicate working as Newspaper Comic Strips.   1940 – He moved on to comic-book publisher and newspaper syndicator "Fox Feature Syndicate" (a ..

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1947 – Bron on May 28th in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.    1969 – Married to Doug Frank. 1972 – Made the comic David We’re Pregnant. 1986 – First female recipient of the Reuben Award. 1987 – Won the Gemini Award for Best Cartoon Series. 1992 – Was a member of the Order of Canada. 2003 ..

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