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klg19:

Hully gee!  Let’s all wish a happy happy birthday to the man who created comics in America as we know them, the great R.F. Outcault (14 January 1863-25 September 1928)!

Starting with Pulitzer’s New York World in 1895, he introduced The Yellow Kid, which became such a success that Hearst lured him to the New York Journal a year later, sparking imitators at his old job and lawsuits over title rights:

In 1902, he brought us Buster Brown and his glorious dog, the bull terrier Tige.  Buster dressed like Little Lord Fauntleroy but behaved like Peck’s Bad Boy, and Tige provided the Greek chorus:

klg19:

Hully gee!  Let’s all wish a happy happy birthday to the man who created comics in America as we know them, the great R.F. Outcault (14 January 1863-25 September 1928)!

Yellow Kid

Starting with Pulitzer’s New York World in 1895, he introduced The Yellow Kid, which became such a success that Hearst lured him to the New York Journal a year later, sparking imitators at his old job and lawsuits over title rights:

Pulitzer vs Hearst

In 1902, he brought us Buster Brown and his glorious dog, the bull terrier Tige.  Buster dressed like Little Lord Fauntleroy but behaved like Peck’s Bad Boy, and Tige provided the Greek chorus:

Buster Brown

(via my-ear-trumpet)

Filed under R.F. Outcault America comics Yellow Kid history

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thecomeandgo:

The Atlantic | Map: The 12 States of America

Since 1980, income inequality has fractured the nation. Click each icon to see each of the dozen states, which counties belong to them and how median income has changed over the last 30 years.

The Atlantic Magazine has boiled our nation down into twelve distinctly unique types of places. From evangelical epicenters to Mormon outposts to military bastions to immigration nations. Follow the title link or click through to find out which category your county falls into.
* The photo above is a freeze frame of a fully interactive map. Click through for interactive version.

thecomeandgo:

The Atlantic | Map: The 12 States of America

Since 1980, income inequality has fractured the nation. Click each icon to see each of the dozen states, which counties belong to them and how median income has changed over the last 30 years.

The Atlantic Magazine has boiled our nation down into twelve distinctly unique types of places. From evangelical epicenters to Mormon outposts to military bastions to immigration nations. Follow the title link or click through to find out which category your county falls into.

* The photo above is a freeze frame of a fully interactive map. Click through for interactive version.

(via fuckyeahcartography)

Filed under Map Maps US U.S. United States America The Atlantic Income Inequality Economics Income Money