Michelle Ann Abate – Hogan’s Alley in the Enchanted Forest: R. F. Outcault’s The Yellow Kid and Walt Disney’s Dopey

The centrality of both Richard Felton Outcault and Walt Disney to the development of cartooning in the United States is difficult to overstate. R. F. Outcault, as he was known professionally, is commonly credited with being “The Father of the American Sunday Comics” (Olson). On May 1, 1895, the cartoonist published the first installment of […]