week 4 Historical Survey of Origin of Comic books

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History of Comics

CAVE PAINTINGS
HEIROGLYPHS

TRAJAN’S COLUMN

 

Bayeux Tapestry

Bilderburgen -individual sheets
William Hogarth -upmarket prints
Social /Poliitical – Satire

Thomas Rowlanson Book 1812 Less political. Social satire.
Rudolph Topffer – Les Amours de Mr View Bois.

1830’s Rise of the NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES -THE PENNY MAGAZINE -Le charivari
Britain Ally Sloper Judy 1867 -singele panel cartoons, text stories…some comic strips. Spins off into his own magazine in 1884.
Punch 1841- Humour- 1843 gave the word “cartoon” its meaning 1842 The Illustrated London News.

The Graphic 1871 -Journalism that looks like Graphic Narrative – Accompanie text on another page(due to printing technology.

Little or no real Graphic narrative 1840’3-1860’s

1869 Illustrated London News ‘Mr Titburys’s Turkey’ ?? stand-alone “wordless comic strip” ?? text elsewhere?

The Graphic 1889 Uncle Bills pie 1880’s Occasional full colour.

Germany Bilderbogen =individual one-page prints.

France Humour magazines
U.S.A Humour weeklies become known as “comic weeklies’ Puck 1871, Judge 1881 lithography

Puck Judge, occasional “comic strips’ or pre-comics

SUNDAY NEWSPAPER -did not publish on Sundays because of The sabbath. Sunday Herald

George Newness publisher of tit bits and the strand.
Sunday 1884 -first 4 colour comic strip.
The Yellow Kid May 1986

William Rndolph Hearst arrives in NYC from San Francisco on 1885 & buys The (Morning )

Massive Rivalry – Pulitzer continues to publish the Yellow Kid with a new artist in The World. Yellow World.
Yellow Kid’s first comic strip October 1896, In The Journal.

Yellow Kid

 

Yellow Kid Regular tableaux occasional comic strips by Outcault inThe Journal
Katzenjammer Kids by Rudolph Dirks starts 1897, Heavily influenced
Upper word balloons happy hooligan.

 


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