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  • Seigel's New Superman
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    The Birth of an American Super Hero Heroes have been an important part of American history. They gave adults and especially young children something to strive for and believe in. Some heroes are real and some are imaginary. Real heroes can be presidents, soldiers, or even a parent. The imaginary hero's can be from books, comic books, or movies. One of the most popular hero's of our time is an imaginary hero created for the pages of comic books. The creation of this hero we all know as Superman t...
  • Their Own Comic Strip Artists
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    1. Definition and Defining Elements of Newspaper Comics 1.1. Definition According to Wikipedia encyclopaedia", [... ] a comic strip is a short strip or sequence of drawings, telling a story. Drawn by a cartoonist, they are published on a recurring basis (usually daily or weekly) in newspapers or on the Internet. They usually communicate to the reader via speech balloons. The term 'comic' derives from the fact that most strips were funny in the beginning. For this reason they are often also refer...
  • Charles Schulz Charles Schulz
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    Perseverance and failure cannot coexist. Failure happens when you quit. When all is said and done, perseverance, commonly referred to as 'stick-to-,' is the ultimate success insurance. Nothing can take its place. -Charles Schulz Charles Schulz has persevered through most of his life to ensure that Americans can laugh when they receive the news paper every morning. He worked every day through cancer and wars and even the death of his parents. In a career that spanned nearly 50 years, Schulz drew ...
  • Biggest Sources For Today's Comics And Cartoons
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    Comics: In the Beginning The modern comic, as we know it, began in Joseph Pulitzer's New York World on February 17, 1895. The comic, drawn by Richard F. Outcault, was based on the life of Mickey Dugan, an Irish immigrant child in the city. Although the strip had no name, people have dubbed it the 'Yellow Kid' because the nightshirt worn by Mickey Dugan was the projection for an experiment in yellow ink by the newspaper. Eventually the comic came to be known as 'Hogan's Alley. ' Soon comics were ...
  • Cartoonist For The Comic Strip Peanuts
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    Charles Schulz Charles Schulz was the cartoonist for the comic strip peanuts. He researched, designed, wrote, and drew every strip that appeared in the daily and Sunday newspapers around the world for almost 50 years. Charles Schulz was born November 26, 1922 in St. Paul Minnesota. His father was a barber and struggled to make enough money. Early on he knew that he had talent for drawing because he could draw better than his older cousin. His teachers kept telling him that he was going to be an ...
  • Gadget Aspect Of Super Detectives
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    Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men The Shadow knows. Ringing through thousands of radios across the country like many other super detective catch phrases, this quote sparked an entirely new breed of detective fiction. The old time radio mysteries brought the hard-boiled detective to a new level. They far surpassed the standard baggy suit and mysterious undertones of the stereotypical censored. This new genre adds imaginative, and most of the time incredibly futuristic, gadgets to the...
  • First Modern Comic Strip
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    The comic strip developed in America towards the end of the nineteenth century, originally created as a tool to draw customers to the Sunday edition of the local newspaper and becoming an icon of American culture. Though many contributed to it's format and existence, there are five people directly connected to it's birth. These five men, Richard Outcault, William Randolph Hearst, Joseph Pulitzer, James Swinnerton and Rudolph Dirks are responsible for popularizing what is now a major part of Amer...
  • Lucy's Little Brother And Charlie's Best Friend
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    Charles Schulz, also known as "Sparky", is one of the most famous names in comics. He drew the comic strip "Peanuts" for over fifty years. The strip is much loved by readers everywhere. Schulz's inspirations for his work came from everyday life, the people he knew and things that happened. "Peanuts" has gone through many changes from when it started, including it's name. We can relate the characters, though, and we always could. Therefore, "Peanuts" is the most read comic strip ever. Charles Sch...

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