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November 20 in history

284 – Diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor.

762 – During An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels. 759 more words

History

Happy birthday, Dick Tracy

On Oct. 4, 1931, the Dick Tracy comic strip debuted in the Detroit Mirror newspaper.

The newspaper no longer exists. Tracy’s creator, Chester Gould, died almost 30 years ago. 198 more words

A Library of Comics: Am I in Heaven?

Caitlin McGurk has had the 2 coolest librarian gigs in the world. Now she is at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at the Ohio State University. 598 more words

Illustration

B.O.

Singin’ in the bathtub,
Singin’ for joy,
Livin’ the life of Lifebuoy.
Can’t help singin’
‘Cause I know,
That Lifebuoy really stops . . .  Bee Ooh!”

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November 20 in history

284 – Diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor.

762 – During An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels. 786 more words

History

Dick Tracy by Chester Gould

Dick Tracy is a comic strip featuring Dick Tracy (originally Plainclothes Tracy, a hard-hitting, fast-shooting and intelligent police detective. Created by Chester Gould, the strip made its debut on October 4, 1931, in the Detroit Mirror. 640 more words

Comics