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Richard F. Outcault

AKA Richard Felton Outcault

Born: 14-Jan-1863
Birthplace: Lancaster, OH
Died: 25-Sep-1928
Location of death: Flushing, NY
Cause of death: Cirrhosis of the Liver
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Cartoonist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Yellow Kid

Creator of the first "modern comic strip", the Yellow Kid, though part of his debt in the form is to Rodolphe Töpffer.

Created the character "Buster Brown" in 1902.

    The New York World Cartoonist
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

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