1920s in comics

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This is a timeline of significant events in comics in the 1920s.

1920[edit]

1921[edit]

1922[edit]

1923[edit]

1924[edit]

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1926[edit]

1927[edit]

1928[edit]

1929[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

April[edit]

July[edit]

October[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

1920[edit]

  • November 5: Henri de Sta, French illustrator and cartoonist (Toby le Giraffe), dies at age 74.[60]

1923[edit]

  • March 27: Kate J. Fricero, French illustrator and comics artist (Les Distractions de Mlle Nini), dies at age 45. [61]
  • November 24: Myer Marcus, aka Billy Liverpool, American comics artist (Percy Vere, Doubting Thomas, Big Scalper), dies at age 55. [62]
  • December 13: Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, Swiss-French illustrator, painter, poster and comics artist (made various text comics and pantomime comics for several magazines), passed away at age 64.[63]

1924[edit]

1925[edit]

  • October 5: Fritz Gareis jr., Austrian caricaturist and comics artist (Bilderbogen des kleinen Lebens), dies at age 62. [66]

1926[edit]

  • February 4: Adolphe Willette, French illustrator, painter, caricaturist and comics artist (made several one-shot text comics and pantomime comics), dies at age 68.[67]
  • May 24: Clarence Rigby, American comics artist (Toyland, The Wooden Babes, Bruno and Pietro, Little Ah Sid, Inquisitive Clarence, Adventures of a Pair of Jacks, Professor Blackart), dies at age 60. [68]
  • August 7: T. S. Sullivant, American illustrator and comics artist, passes away at age 71.[69]
  • October 11: Albert Robida, French comics artist, illustrator, caricaturist, novelist and journalist (Le Vingtième Siècle, La Guerre au vingtième siècle and Le Vingtième siècle. La vie électrique), passes away at age 78.[70]
  • November 16: Karel Klíč, Czech illustrator, painter, photo engraver, lithographer and comics artist (Die Friedensverhandlungen), passes away at age 85.[71]
  • December 1: Draner, Belgian caricaturist, comics artist and costume designer (made text comics for Le Charivari), dies at age 93.[72]

1927[edit]

  • August 21: Livingston Hopkins, American-Australian cartoonist and comics artist (Professor Tigwissel's Burglar Alarm), dies at age 81.[73]

1928[edit]

  • June 22: Arthur Burdett Frost, American illustrator, painter, graphic artist and comics writer and artist (Stuff and Nonsense), dies at age 77.[74]
  • September 25: Richard F. Outcault, American comics artist (The Yellow Kid, Buster Brown), dies at the age of 65.[11]
  • October 10: Ed Carey, American comics artist (Brainy Bowers and Drowsy Duggan, Simon Simple, Professor Hypnotiser), dies at age 66 or 67 from a cerebral hemorrhage.[75]

1929[edit]

  • January 18: Charles Jay Taylor, American comics artist (Mr. Firstlove), dies at age 83.[76]
  • May 2: Tad Dorgan, American comics artist (Indoor Sports, Judge Rummy), dies at age 52.[77]
  • August 9: Heinrich Zille, German illustrator, caricaturist, photographer, cartoonist and comics artist (Vadding), dies at age 71.[78]

References[edit]

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  14. ^ "Larry Whittington". lambiek.net. 
  15. ^ "George Ernest Studdy". lambiek.net. 
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  34. ^ Don Markstein's Toonopedia. "Texas Slim". 
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  60. ^ "Henri De Sta". lambiek.net. 
  61. ^ "Kate J. Fricero". lambiek.net. 
  62. ^ "Myer Marcus". lambiek.net. 
  63. ^ "Théophile Alexandre Steinlen". lambiek.net. 
  64. ^ "Walter Allman". lambiek.net. 
  65. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/cox-palmer.htm
  66. ^ "Fritz Gareis Jr". lambiek.net. 
  67. ^ "Adolphe Willette". lambiek.net. 
  68. ^ "Clarence Rigby". lambiek.net. 
  69. ^ "T.S. Sullivant". lambiek.net. 
  70. ^ "Albert Robida". lambiek.net. 
  71. ^ "Karel Klíč". lambiek.net. 
  72. ^ "Draner". lambiek.net. 
  73. ^ "Livingston Hopkins". lambiek.net. 
  74. ^ "A. B. Frost". lambiek.net. 
  75. ^ "Ed Carey". lambiek.net. 
  76. ^ "Charles Jay Taylor". lambiek.net. 
  77. ^ "Tad Dorgan". lambiek.net. 
  78. ^ "Heinrich Zille". lambiek.net.