Andrew Gibson is a photographer and writer. He runs Magical Places Fine Art , an online photography magazine and another great photography resource. More about Andrew Gibson …. Earlier issues. There are many comics written with adults in mind, and this is reflected in the depth and scope of the artwork. Comic strips are widely read around the world in newspapers, magazines, books and the internet. Some are created simply to make people laugh, some are made to entertain often with storylines worthy of a novel and there are some that make political or social commentary.
In the days of cold, hard newsprint, only people who could draw were successful comic strip authors. In some cases, this resulted in comic strips that had very nice pictures, but weren't all that funny cough, Blondie. Thankfully, the internet has taught us not to accept an inferior form of comic artistry, but a more flexible one.
Blondie is an American comic strip created by cartoonist Chic Young. The comic strip is distributed by King Features Syndicate , and has been published in newspapers since September 8, Chic Young drew Blondie until his death in , when creative control passed to his son Dean Young , who continues to write the strip. Despite these changes, Blondie has remained popular, appearing in more than 2, newspapers in 47 countries and translated into 35 languages. Originally designed to follow in the footsteps of Young's earlier "pretty girl" creations Beautiful Bab and Dumb Dora , Blondie focused on the adventures of Blondie Boopadoop—a carefree flapper girl who spent her days in dance halls along with her boyfriend Dagwood Bumstead , heir to an industrial fortune.