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Alfred Taliaferro

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Alfred Charles Taliaferro (1905 - 1969) was active/lived in California, Colorado.  Alfred Taliaferro is known for Cartoonist.

It was cartoonist Al Taliaferro who created the Donald Duck pantheon and established the elements upon which Carl Barks and other Disney artists would draw. Until Carl Barks began creating original stories for comic books, Taliaferro's work offered the definitive portrait of Donald Duck. Later the two versions would coexist, each supreme in its own medium.

Taliaferro was the one who drew the comics version of The Wise Little Hen, the first movie in which Donald appeared. Then he was given the task of adapting the screen duck for comics, and drew the strip from its inception on August 30th 1936, until his death in 1969. Except for Mickey Mouse cartoonist, Floyd Gottfredson, no other Disney comic strip artist had so long tenure, or defined a character so completely.

By the mid-1930s Donald had become Walt Disneys most popular character, and was branching out in other media, including newspaper strips. Both dailies and Sundays were drawn form the start by Al Taliaferro and   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 7078 characters.]  Artist bio

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