Comic book

Object Number: 
2002.1.1361
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
10 3/8 x 7 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This comic book features Outcault's Yellow Kid. The cover reads "Vol.I. No.6. June 9, 1897 5 Cents/ TheYellow Kid/ R.F. Outcault By Permission of / The N.Y. Journal." The Yellow Kid is standing aboard a ship holding a spy glass with the captain standing behind him. His gown reads "Me An De Captain Is Running Dis Ship". On the reverse is an advertisment for the N.Y. Sunday Journal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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Creative: Tronvig Group