Winsor McCay

1867 - 1934

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Zenas Winsor McCay (c. 1866–1871 – July 26, 1934) was an American cartoonist and animator. He is best known for the comic strip Little Nemo (1905–1914; 1924–1927) and the animated film Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Winsor McCay has received more than 673,488 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Winsor McCay is the 35th most popular comic artist (down from 26th in 2019), the 1,904th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,652nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Comic Artist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 670k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Winsor McCays by language

Over the past year Winsor McCay has had the most page views in the with 73,494 views, followed by Spanish (6,872), and French (6,643). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (5,200.00%), Esperanto (69.06%), and Thai (46.41%)


Among comic artists, Winsor McCay ranks 35 out of 226Before him are Steve Ditko, Don Rosa, André Franquin, Cabu, Yoshihiro Togashi, and Hirohiko Araki. After him are Katsuhiro Otomo, Shigeru Mizuki, Will Eisner, Philippe Honoré, Caran d'Ache, and Shotaro Ishinomori.

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Among people born in 1867, Winsor McCay ranks 45Before him are Madam C. J. Walker, Henry L. Stimson, Antti Aarne, Charles Koechlin, Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis. After him are Sister Nivedita, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Hans Driesch, Leo Jogiches, Kristian Birkeland, and Mikhail Eisenstein. Among people deceased in 1934, Winsor McCay ranks 47Before him are Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, Adrien de Gerlache, Hubert Lyautey, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, Fritz Gerlich, and Franz Schreker. After him are Thorleif Haug, Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Hans Hahn, Hermann Bahr, Viktor Kaplan, and Charles Webster Leadbeater.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Winsor McCay ranks 1,904 out of 20,380Before him are Louis Zamperini (1917), Don Murray (1929), Peter Criss (1945), Ken Norton (1943), Ernie Hudson (1945), and Jon Kabat-Zinn (1944). After him are Jerry Stiller (1927), Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. (1915), John Dickson Carr (1906), Johns Hopkins (1795), Richard Rodgers (1902), and Richard Sennett (1943).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Winsor McCay ranks 9Before him are Carl Barks (1901), Matt Groening (1954), Jack Kirby (1917), Bob Kane (1915), Steve Ditko (1927), and Don Rosa (1951). After him are Will Eisner (1917), Charles Addams (1912), Bill Finger (1914), Frank Miller (1957), Charles M. Schulz (1922), and Jerry Siegel (1914).