95 years ago today Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray appeared.
Earlier this year Annie made a guest appearance in the Dick Tracy comic strip.
45 years ago today Tank McNamara by Jeff Millar and Bill Hinds debuted.
Charles Schulz is well-known as a friendly guy, slow to anger.
But Rick Marschall learned how to push the Peanuts creator’s buttons.
By the way, that whole Yesterday’s Papers site is chock full of amazing history.
Mike Lynch presents excerpts from cartoonist George Price‘s 1940 book and diary.
Check the rest of Mike’s site for many more cartoonists of the past.
Is this, then, finally comics? It is sequential, it deploys “juxtaposed pictorial and other images in deliberate sequence, intended to convey information and/or to produce an aesthetic response in the viewer.” If this is not comics, what is?