Blondie and Dagwood , wife and husband who appeared in Blondie , an American newspaper comic strip created by Chic Young in Originally, Blondie Boopadoop was a flighty flapper and Dagwood Bumstead was the bumbling playboy son of a millionaire industrialist. The two were married, and Dagwood was promptly disinherited from the family fortune. Blondie and Dagwood had a son in Baby Dumpling, later called Alexander and a daughter in
Blondie Comic strips
Chic Young | American cartoonist | Britannica
Blondie is an American comic strip created by cartoonist Chic Young. The comic strip is distributed by King Features Syndicate , and has been published in newspapers since September 8, Chic Young wrote and drew Blondie until his death in , when creative control passed to his son Dean Young. Originally designed to follow in the footsteps of Young's earlier "pretty girl" creations Beautiful Bab and Dumb Dora , Blondie focused on the adventures of Blondie Boopadoop—a carefree flapper girl who spent her days in dance halls along with her boyfriend Dagwood Bumstead , heir to an industrial fortune.
The Born Loser
Post a Comment. Today Chic Young would have been years old. He did over 15, Blondie strips in his lifetime which is so impressive. In , he learned that the Newspaper Enterprise Association was seeking an artist to do a comic strip about an attractive young woman. The short-lived strip, which began in on Halloween came to a conclusion five months later on March 18,
According to King Features Syndicate , Young had a daily readership of 52 million. Stan Drake , who drew Blondie in the s and s, stated that Young "has to go down in history as one of the geniuses of the industry. Born in Chicago , Illinois , Young began drawing with the encouragement of his mother, who was an artist. Although his father James was a shoe salesman who didn't think much of artists, all of the children in the family were creative: Walter was a painter, daughter Jamar entered the commercial art field and Lyman , Chic's older brother, drew the Tim Tyler's Luck comic strip for King Features. It was Lyman who spurred Chic to constantly draw.