WORLD'S FIRST COMIC STRIP
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
What was the world's first comic strip?
Many people still rush for the
Sunday paper so that they can sit with the comics and get a giggle. But so many
comics have been produced and released over the years that it’s difficult to
define when it all started and what the first cartoon really was. It’s a common
belief that Hogan’s Alley, which was the first cartoon ever to be produced as
nothing published before this can be found, although someone probably sketched
out a comic before this one without it ever having been published.
appeared in Truth magazine in 1894 and 1895.
Along with Hogan’s Alley came not only one of the
first comic strip characters, but also one of the most memorable. This character
was named The Yellow Kid and he was the main character in the cartoon. The
cartoon was both for entertainment purposes as well as political as The Yellow
Kid hung out in an alley with other children and the only method of
communication he had was to wear an oversized yellow nightshirt, on which would
be written whatever The Yellow Kid wanted to say. It was a tactic that was meant
to make mockery of the number of advertising billboards that could be seen
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