Friday, April 23, 2010

Video: The Uncanny Adventures of Okie Cartoonists

Opening June 12, 2010 in Oklahoma City, OK: The Uncanny Adventures of Okie Cartoonists.

From the press release:

Did you know that Chester Gould, creator of the classic Dick Tracy comic strip, grew up in Pawnee, Oklahoma? Discover this and more in The Uncanny Adventures of Okie Cartoonists, an interactive, kid-friendly exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center! Oklahomans have played a major role in the evolution of comic books, comic strips, and editorial cartoons. You will discover how industry pioneers such as Chester Gould, award-winning editorial cartoonist Jim Lange of The Oklahoman, and current Supergirl and Superman writer Sterling Gates have created, drawn, or written some of the most recognizable characters in American popular culture.

This exhibit opens in June 2010 at the Oklahoma History Center.

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