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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 568,071 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Winsor McCay is the 26th most popular comic artist (up from 29th in 2019), the 1,652nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,751st in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Winsor McCay ranks 26 out of 174Before him are Steve Ditko, André Franquin, Quino, Leiji Matsumoto, Milo Manara, and Alan Moore. After him are Will Eisner, Don Rosa, Georges Wolinski, Jean-Jacques Sempé, Hirohiko Araki, and Jean-Claude Mézières.

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Among people born in 1867, Winsor McCay ranks 41Before him are Eugen Sandow, Alexander Parvus, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Wilhelm Groener, and Edgar de Wahl. After him are Hans Driesch, Leo Jogiches, Antti Aarne, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Charles Koechlin, and Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis. Among people deceased in 1934, Winsor McCay ranks 39Before him are William Morris Davis, Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Wallace Fard Muhammad, Alexander von Kluck, Willem de Sitter, and Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta. After him are Charles Webster Leadbeater, Hayim Nahman Bialik, Jakob Wassermann, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, Fritz Gerlich, and Hubert Lyautey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Winsor McCay ranks 1,652 out of 18,182Before him are Thomas Burke (1875), Emma Stone (1988), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), Beck (1970), Stanley Donen (1924), and Christina Onassis (1950). After him are Joel Silver (1952), Peter Dinklage (1969), Veronica Lake (1922), Wes Studi (1947), Mildred Harris (1901), and John Fogerty (1945).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Winsor McCay ranks 8Before him are Joseph Barbera (1911), Carl Barks (1901), Matt Groening (1954), Jack Kirby (1917), Bob Kane (1915), and Steve Ditko (1927). After him are Will Eisner (1917), Don Rosa (1951), Bill Finger (1914), Charles M. Schulz (1922), Frank Miller (1957), and Jerry Siegel (1914).