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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

This Day In Arf History: Russell Patterson’s Birthday

Born on this day in 1894, Russell Patterson was the creator of Mamie, a 1930s strip about a stylish young woman in New York. The strip influenced flapper-fashion of the day. Besides his famous line work, Patterson also produced oil paintings as a former pupil of Claude Monet.


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2 Responses to “This Day In Arf History: Russell Patterson’s Birthday”

  1. DJ David B. Says:

    Wait, isn’t this Wednesday? Where’s Wacky Wonder Woman?

  2. Joakim Gunnarsson Says:

    Mamie didn’t start until the early 50′s I believe.
    Got two samples posted on my blog today. http://sekvenskonst.blogspot.com
    His 1920′s and 1930′s artwork is just fantastic.

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