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There’s a reason it’s “a cliche”…

source: BBC

As we shake our spray cans, we might recall that it was on this date in 1910 that Krazy Kat, the comic strip by George Herriman debuted in New York Journal (as the “downstairs” strip in Herriman’s predecessor comic, The Dingbat Family (later, The Family Upstairs).  Krazy, Ignatz, and Offisa Pup stepped out on their own in 1913, and ran until 1944– but never actually succeeded financially.  It was only the admiration (and support) of publisher William Randolph Hearst that kept those bricks aloft…

Ignatz Mouse, Officer Pupp, and Krazy

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June 20, 2009 at 12:01 am

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