10 Things You Didn’t Know About Charles Addams


More than 10 things about cartoonist Charles Addams.

1 Charles Addams sold his first cartoon to The New Yorker in 1933. The magazine hired Charles ‘Chas’ Addams (American, Jan. 7, 1912-Sept. 29, 1988) in 1935 as a regular cartoonist. The first Addams Family cartoon appeared in the magazine in 1938. The television series debuted on Sept. 18, 1964.

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More: The Birth of The Addams Family at The Paley Center.


Bonus thing you didn’t know: In 1955 and 1956 Charles Addams syndicated a daily panel.