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The History of the Cartoon

By Mark Bryant – Visit Mark's website. l – Introduction ll – The Origins of Cartoons lll – The 18th Century lV – The Early 19th Century V – The Late 19th Century Vl – The Early 20th Century Vll – The New Yorker and the Development of the Cartoon in the United States Vlll […]

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Comics – A Brief History – by Paul Gravett

I. Introduction Comics, narratives told by means of a series of drawings arranged in horizontal lines (comic strips) and read from left to right. These images are commonly separated from each other by being contained within the borders of rectangular boxes (panels), although these are not always used. When words are associated with the images, […]

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A Brief History of the Cartoonists’ Club

A Brief History of the Cartoonists' Club Cartoonists are solitary performers, if calling them such is not a contradiction in terms. A cartoonist will invent jokes in solitude, those published in the national press will each morning be seen by several million readers, and the combined laughter of these readers could well be loud enough […]

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