1900s in comics

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

1900[edit]

U.S. publications[edit]

1904[edit]

U.S. publications[edit]

1905[edit]

Chinese publications[edit]

European publications[edit]

U.S. publications[edit]

  • January 8: first appearance of The Story of Hungry Henrietta by Winsor McCay.[8]
  • June 26: first appearance of A Pilgrim’s Progress by McCay.
  • October 15: first publication of Little Nemo in Slumberland by McCay in New York Herald.[9]
  • Unknown date: a collection of McCay's Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend strips is published by the Frederick A. Stokes Company of New York.

1908[edit]

1909[edit]

U.S. publications[edit]

  • November 1: first appearance of The Umbrella Man by John Hager for the Seattle Daily Times, appearing on the front page as a supplement for the weather.[10] Not titled as the Umbrella Man, but called that May 3, 1913 under a section called "Features of Today's Paper".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Don Markstein's Toonopedia. "Happy Hooligan". 
  2. ^ Don Markstein's Toonopedia. "Major Ozone's Fresh Air Crusade". 
  3. ^ Don Markstein's Toonopedia. "Little Jimmy". 
  4. ^ Don Markstein's Toonopedia. "Little Sammy Sneeze". 
  5. ^ Don Markstein's Toonopedia. "Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend". 
  6. ^ Labé, Yves-Marie. "Bécassine débarque" (in French). Le Monde. 
  7. ^ Radio France. "1905-2005 : Bécassine fête ses 100 ans" (in French). 
  8. ^ The Story of Hungry Henrietta, www.barnaclepress.com
  9. ^ Don Markstein's Toonopedia. "Little Nemo in Slumberland". 
  10. ^ Seattle Daily Times, November 1, 1909, page 1.