Richard F. Outcault

Richard F. Outcault

Stock #: 264549
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Raum Printing
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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January 14, 1863-September 25, 1928. Lancaster, Ohio - Flushing, LI, NY. Please join us in our October 26th, 1974, recommendation that a commemorative stamp be issued in 1978 to honor the father of the comic strip, Richard F. Outcault. Letters hsould be sent to your US Senators and Congressmen with your views o nsuch an Outcault stamp. They can forward your views and their own views to the US Postal Service. In September 1928 the New York Times wrote that Outcault fashioned what we now know as a comic strip though its humor was contained in one rectangle and the title was Hogan's Alley. Also, to few men has ther ebeen vouchsafed the inventive genius to father an enduring public taste
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