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1939 – Born in the United States. Nicole Hollander is the creator and writer of the syndicated cartoon strip Sylvia, which appears in over 40 newspapers nationwide. 1960 – Graduated and earned her B.A. degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 1998 – Her published An Unhelpful Guide was turned into ..

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1880 – George Joseph Herriman was born on August 2nd in New Orleans, Louisiana. An American cartoonist famous for his Krazy Kat comic strip. 1902 – Herriman married Mabel Lillian Bridge on July 7th. 1913 – He created comic strip "Krazy Kat" which was originally "Krazy Kat and Ignatz". 1934 – His wife, Mabel, died ..

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1950 – Born on September 5th in Dayton, Ohio. Cathy Guisewite was an ad writer who moved up the ladder fast. 1972 – Graduated from the University of Michigan. 1976-1977 – Cathy Guisewite became the first woman to break the Cathy Guisewite "paper ceiling" of the comic pages when she introduced Cathy, the first widely ..

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1954 – Born in Portland, Oregon on February 15th. American cartoonist, the creator of The Simpsons and the syndicated comic strip Life in Hell. 1977 – Groening graduated and drove to Los Angeles to become a writer. 1985 – James L. Brooks, who also founded Gracie Films, showed interest in Matt’s work and hired him ..

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1894 – Born in Kankakee, Illinois on the 20th of January.          – He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in engineering, 1924 – Creator of Little Orphan Annie which first appeared on the 5th of August, in the New York Daily News and later in the Chicago Tribune. 1968 – Died on ..

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1980 – Born in Pawnee, Oklahoma on the 20th of November. 1919-1921 – His family moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma where he attended Oklahoma A & M and was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. 1923 – He graduated from Northwestern. 1924 – Gould quickly found work as a cartoonist and was hired by ..

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1757 – Born on the 3rd of August in Chelsea. 1779 – "Paddy on Horseback," which appeared, is the first caricature which is certainly his 1782 – Two caricatures on Rodney’s naval victory, issued, were among the first of the memorable series of his political sketches. 1788 – Appeared two fine caricatures by Gillray. "Blood ..

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1929 – Born on January 26th in New York, New York. Jules Feiffer, the Pulitzer-Prize and Oscar-winning cartoonist, playwright and screenwriter. 1955 – Feiffer is most famous for his cartoons for The Village Voice, which was opened for business in a Greenwich Village in October by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher and Norman Mailer. 1961 – ..

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