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Elzie Crisler Segar (December 8, 1894 – October 13, 1938), known professionally as E. C. Segar, was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of Popeye, a pop culture character who first appeared in 1929 in Segar's comic strip Thimble Theatre. [1]

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Al Capp

Alfred Gerald Caplin (September 28, 1909 – November 5, 1979), better known as Al Capp, was an American cartoonist and humorist best known for the satirical comic strip Li'l Abner, which he created in 1934 and continued writing and (with help from assistants) drawing until 1977.

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Bil Keane

William Aloysius Keane (October 5, 1922 – November 8, 2011), better known as Bil Keane, was an American cartoonist most notable for his work on the long-running newspaper comic The Family Circus.

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Bill Gallo

Bill Gallo (December 28, 1922 – May 10, 2011) was a cartoonist and newspaper columnist for the New York Daily News.

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Bluto (also known as Brutus) is a cartoon and comics character created in 1932 by Elzie Crisler Segar as a one-time character, named "Bluto the Terrible", in his Thimble Theatre comic strip (later renamed Popeye).

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Bruce Ozella

Bruce Ozella (born November 10, 1958) is an American cartoonist, best known for his revival of Popeye in 2012.

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Buster Brown

Buster Brown was a comic strip character created in 1902 by Richard F. Outcault.

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A cartoonist is a visual artist who specializes in drawing cartoons.

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Castor Oyl

Castor Oyl is a fictional character, created in 1919 by cartoonist Elzie Crisler Segar for his comic strip Thimble Theater, now known as Popeye.

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Charles M. Schulz

Charles Monroe Schulz (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000), nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Peanuts (which featured the characters Snoopy and Charlie Brown, among others).

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Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era.

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Chester, Illinois

Chester is a city located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River Valley in Randolph County, Illinois, United States.

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Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Chicago American

The Chicago American, an afternoon newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois under various names until 1974, was the last full flowering of the aggressive journalistic tradition depicted in the play and movie The Front Page.

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Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state.

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Distance education

Distance education is a generic term used to define the field of distance learning.

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Drum kit

A drum kit, drum set, trap set, or just drums is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player.

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Eugene the Jeep

Eugene the Jeep is a character in the Popeye comic strip.

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Fantagraphics Books

Fantagraphics Books is an American publisher of alternative comics, classic comic strip anthologies, magazines, graphic novels, and the adult-oriented Eros Comix imprint.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture or photoplay, is a series of still images which, when shown on a screen, creates the illusion of moving images due to the phi phenomenon.

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A handyman, also known as a handyperson, Andy Chaplin, The Guardian, 17 January 2013, Sean Poulter, The Daily Mail, 16 March 2012 or handyworker is a person skilled at a wide range of repairs, typically around the home.

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Harold Hamgravy

Harold Hamgravy, better known as Ham Gravy, is a Thimble Theatre (later Popeye) character created in 1919.

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House painter and decorator

A house painter and decorator is a tradesman responsible for the painting and decorating of buildings, and is also known as a decorator or house painter.

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IDW Publishing

IDW Publishing is an American publisher of comic books, graphic novels, art books and comic strip collections.

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Illinois is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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J. Wellington Wimpy


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Jules Feiffer

Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929)Comics Buyer's Guide #1650; February 2009; Page 107 is an award-winning American syndicated cartoonist and author, who was considered the most widely read satirist in the country.

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King Features Syndicate

King Features Syndicate, Inc., a print syndication company owned by The Hearst Corporation, distributes about 150 comic strips, newspaper columns, editorial cartoons, puzzles and games to nearly 5,000 newspapers worldwide.

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Leukemia (American English) or leukaemia (British English) is a group of cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow and result in high numbers of abnormal white blood cells.

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Limited series

A limited series is a serialized story with a predetermined number of installments.

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Liver disease

Liver disease (also called hepatic disease) is a type of damage to or disease of the liver.

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Managing editor

A Managing Editor is a senior member of a publication's management team.

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Mississippi River

The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North American continent.

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Mort Walker

Addison Morton Walker (born September 3, 1923), popularly known as Mort Walker, is an American comic artist best known for creating the newspaper comic strips Beetle Bailey in 1950 and Hi and Lois in 1954.

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National Cartoonists Society

The National Cartoonists Society (NCS) is an organization of professional cartoonists in the United States.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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New York Journal-American

The New York Journal-American was a daily newspaper published in New York City from 1937 to 1966.

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Ohio is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Oil lamp

An oil lamp is an object used to produce light continuously for a period of time using an oil-based fuel source.

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Olive Oyl

Olive Oyl is a cartoon character created by E. C. Segar in 1919 for his comic strip Thimble Theatre.

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Popeye the Sailor Man is a cartoon fictional character, created by Elzie Crisler Segar,.

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Popeye (1980 film)

Popeye is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by Robert Altman.

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A projectionist is a person who operates a movie projector.

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Richard F. Outcault

Richard Felton Outcault (January 14, 1863 – September 25, 1928) was an American cartoonist.

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Robert Altman

Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Roger Langridge

Roger Langridge (born 14 February 1967) is a New Zealand-born comics writer/artist/letterer, currently living in Britain.

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A sailor, seaman, mariner, or seafarer is a person who navigates waterborne vessels or assists as a crewmember in their operation and maintenance.

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Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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The Literary Digest

The Literary Digest was an influential general interest weekly magazine published by Funk & Wagnalls.

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The Yellow Kid

The Yellow Kid was the name of a lead American comic strip character that ran from 1895 to 1898 in Joseph Pulitzer's New York World, and later William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal.

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Topper (comic strip)

A topper in comic strip parlance is a small secondary strip seen along with a larger Sunday strip.

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Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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Wallpaper is a kind of material used to cover and decorate the interior walls of homes, offices, cafes, government buildings, museums, post offices, and other buildings; it is one aspect of interior decoration.

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William Randolph Hearst

William Randolph Hearst (April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951) was an American newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism.

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Woody Gelman

Woodrow Gelman (1915 – February 9, 1978), better known as Woody Gelman, was a publisher, cartoonist, novelist and an artist-writer for both animation and comic books.

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1919 World Series

The 1919 World Series matched the American League champion Chicago White Sox against the National League champion Cincinnati Reds.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._C._Segar

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