(1863 - 1928)
Richard Felton Outcault was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Richard Outcault is known for cartoonist.
Biography Richard Outcault
Richard Outcault, regarded as the father of the comic strip, was one of the earliest newspaper comic artists, who created two of the fields most important characters. He introduced the Yellow Kid in 1895, and Buster Brown in 1902. He pioneered not only in the developing of the Sunday funnies, but also in the merchandising of comics characters.
Richard Felton Outcault was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on January 14, 1863. Having an early talent toward the arts he enrolled at McMicken University in Cincinnati, majoring in art, and also studied art in Paris. After graduating, he moved to New York City and secured work doing cartoons and illustrations for various newspapers, as well as Judge and Life magazines.
He was later engaged t
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