1900s in comics

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This is a timeline of significant events in comics in the 1900s.

1900[edit]

1901[edit]

1902[edit]

  • March 9: The final episode of Gus Dirks' Latest News from Bugville is published. The artist will commit suicide three months later. [2]
  • April 6: Ed Carey's Simple Simon makes its debut. It will run until 10 January 1909. [10]
  • May 4: Richard F. Outcault's Buster Brown makes its debut. [4]
  • August: The final episode of Richard F. Outcault's Poor Li'l Mose is published.[3] [4]
  • September: Wilhelm Heinrich Detlev Körner's Hugo Hercules makes its debut. It will run until January 1903, but goes down in history as the first prototypical superhero comic. [11]
  • December 20: Raoul Barré publishes Pour un Dîner de Noël, the first Quebecan comic strip. [12]
  • Oskar Andersson's Mannen Som Gör Vad Som Faller Honom In (The Man Who Does Whatever Comes To His Mind) makes its debut. It will run until 1906. [13]
  • F. M. Howarth's Lulu and Leander makes its debut. It will run until 1908. [14]
  • Julius Stafford Baker's Casey Court makes its debut in Illustrated Chips. It will run continued by other artists until 1953. [15]
  • Kitazawa Rakuten creates Tagosaku to Mokubē no Tōkyō-Kenbutsu (田吾作と杢兵衛の東京見物,, "Tagosaku and Mokube's Sightseeing in Tokyo") and Haikara Kidorō no Sippai (灰殻木戸郎の失敗,, "The Failures of Kidoro Haikara" for the magazine Jiji Manga.

1903[edit]

1904[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 2: George Herriman's Major Ozone's Fresh Air Crusade makes its debut, syndicated by World Color Printing Co.[21]
  • Januari 3: The first issue of the Spanish illustrated children's magazine En Patufet is published. It will run until December 1938. Between 6 December 1968 and 29 June 1973 it will be revived.
  • January 11: George Frink's Circus Solly makes its debut. It will run until 4 December 1911. [22]
  • January 30: Albéric Bourgeois's Les Aventures de Timothée makes its debut. The first serialized Canadian comic strip in the French language.[23]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 16: Julius Stafford Baker creates the comic strip Mrs. Hippo's Kindergarten for The Daily Mirror, which features Tiger Tim who will become a popular spin-off comic in The Monthly Playbox from November 1904 on. [15]
  • April 20: George McManus's The Newlyweds makes its debut. It will run under various titles until 1956. [26] [27]
  • April 23: René-Charles Béliveau's La Famille Citrouillard makes its debut in La Patrie. The comic will continue until February 1905, after which he leaves it to T. Bisson.[28]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 17: Kin Hubbard's Abe Martin of Brown County makes its debut. It will run until 1930.
  • December 31: The final issue of the French satirical comics and cartoons magazine La Caricature is published.
  • The Dutch illustrator Jan Feith draws a silhouette comic telling the history of the Netherlands, for the satirical weekly De Ware Jacob. [33]

1905[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 28: Gustave Verbeek's The Terror of the Tiny Tads makes its debut. It will run until 28 October 1914.[16]

June[edit]

  • June 26: Winsor McCay's A Pilgrim’s Progress makes its debut.

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • August 13: The first episode of Gene Carr's The Bad Dream That Made Bill A Better Boy is published. But he passes it on to William Steinigans, who will continue the series until 1911. [38]

October[edit]

Specific date unknown[edit]

1906[edit]

  • January 14: After Richard F. Outcault has been bought away to another newspaper his comics series Buster Brown is continued in the old publication by Worden Wood. [40] [4]
  • April 19: The first episode of Lyonel Feininger's Wee Willie Winkie's World is published. It will run until 17 February 1907. [41]
  • April 29: The first episode of Lyonel Feininger's The Kin-der-Kids is published. It will run until 18 November. [41]
  • September 14: The first issue of the French satirical illustrated magazine La Calotte is published.
  • October 21: C.W. Kahles's Hairbreadth Harry makes its debut. It will run until 1940. [42]
  • The Bulgarian cartoonist Slavov creates a comic strip named Gordelivata Maca (The Proud Pussycat), based on the eponymous poem. [43]

1907[edit]

1908[edit]

1909[edit]

  • January 10: The final episode of Ed Carey's Simple Simon is published.[10]
  • February: Walt Kuhn's comic Whisk makes its debut and will run until October 1910. [53]
  • October 21: André Vallet and Jo Valle's L'Espiègle Lili makes its debut. It will run until 1998. [54]
  • November 1: John Hager's The Umbrella Man makes its debut in the Seattle Daily Times, appearing on the front page as a supplement for the weather.[55] Not titled as the Umbrella Man, but called that May 3, 1913, under a section called "Features of Today's Paper".
  • Daan Hoeksema publishes De Neef van Prikkebeen, a follow-up to Rodolphe Töpffer's De Neef van Prikkebeen. [56]

Deaths[edit]

1901[edit]

  • May 27: Fritz von Dardel, Swiss comics artist (Ett Frieri, Herrar Black & Smith på väg till Skandinavien, Familjen Tutings Lustresa till Bomarsund), dies at age 84. [57]

1902[edit]

1905[edit]

1906[edit]

  • April 19: Jan Linse, Dutch painter, caricaturist and comics artist (made comics for the satirical magazines Humoristisch Album and Abraham's Prikkie's Op- en Aanmerkingen), dies at age 62. [60]
  • November 28: Oskar Andersson, aka O.A., Swedish comics artist (Mannen Som Gör Vad Som Faller Honom In (The Man Who Does Whatever Comes To His Mind), Urhunden), commits suicide at the age of 29. [13]

1907[edit]

1908[edit]

  • January 9: Wilhelm Busch, German illustrator, poet, painter, graphic artist and comics artist (Max und Moritz), dies at age 75.[62]
  • January 19: Georgi Danchov, Bulgarian illustrator, caricaturist, painter and comics artist (The Six Feelings), passes away at age 61. [63]
  • September 4: Théophile Hyacinthe Busnel, French illustrator and comics artist (Farces du Petit Cousin Charlot, continued Les Aventures de Timothée), dies from TBC at age 25 or 26.[64]
  • September 17: Henri Julien, Canadian painter, caricaturist, illustrator and comics artist, passes away at age 56.[65]
  • September 22: F. M. Howarth, American comics artist (The Love of Lulu and Leander, Mr. E.Z. Mark, Ole Opey Dildock), dies at age 43 of pneumonia. [14]

1909[edit]

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