Winsor McCay

1867 - 1934

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Zenas Winsor McCay (c. 1866–71 – July 26, 1934) was an American cartoonist and animator. He is best known for the comic strip Little Nemo (1905–14; 1924–26) 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 514,364 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Winsor McCay is the 29th most popular comic artist (down from 24th in 2019), the 1,752nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,502nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Winsor McCay ranks 29 out of 174Before him are Will Eisner, Quino, Milo Manara, André Franquin, Don Rosa, and Go Nagai. After him are Jean-Jacques Sempé, Masashi Kishimoto, Guillermo Mordillo, Bill Finger, Juan Giménez, and Saul Steinberg.

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Among people born in 1867, Winsor McCay ranks 42Before him are Eugen Sandow, Ignacy Mościcki, Leo Jogiches, Wilhelm Groener, Hans Driesch, and Edgar de Wahl. After him are Kristian Birkeland, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Elvira Madigan, Charles Fabry, and Charles Koechlin. Among people deceased in 1934, Winsor McCay ranks 42Before him are William Morris Davis, Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Alexander von Kluck, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, Adrien de Gerlache, and Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta. After him are Jakob Wassermann, Roberto Ferruzzi, Fritz Gerlich, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Paul Troost, and Ivy Lee.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Winsor McCay ranks 1,752 out of 15,968Before him are James McKeen Cattell (1860), Raymond Franz (1922), Roger Ebert (1942), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), Stuart Whitman (1928), and Katharine Graham (1917). After him are Roberts Blossom (1924), Richard Avedon (1923), Harold Garfinkel (1917), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), Christopher Latham Sholes (1819), and Stacy Keach (1941).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Winsor McCay ranks 10Before him are Matt Groening (1954), Bob Kane (1915), Jack Kirby (1917), Steve Ditko (1927), Will Eisner (1917), and Don Rosa (1951). After him are Bill Finger (1914), Charles M. Schulz (1922), E. C. Segar (1894), Charles Addams (1912), Jerry Siegel (1914), and Al Taliaferro (1905).