Chic Young





Chic Young

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born
in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
January 09, 1901

died
March 14, 1973

gender
male

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About this author

Murat Bernard "Chic" Young was an American cartoonist known primarily as the creator and original artist of the comic strip Blondie. His other works include the strip Colonel Pottersby and the Duchess, which ran from 1935 through 1963. He received the National Cartoonists Society's Reuben Award for Blondie in 1948.

Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1901, Young attended high school in St. Louis before working in offices and the Chicago railways while attempting to find work in the art world. In 1923, Young moved to New York to work with King Features Syndicate and in 1924 created the cartoon Dumb Dora, which ran for six years.

Seeking a change, Young created Blondie in 1930, which almost immediately became the most popular comic strip in America. C...more


Average rating: 3.74 · 35 ratings · 9 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
Blondie Volume 1
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2010
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Blondie Volume 2: From Hone...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012
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Blondie and Dagwood: Some Fun!
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1949
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Blondie 1
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1968 — 2 editions
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Blondie and Dagwood's Snaps...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1943
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Il matrimonio permanente: L...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1972
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Blondie e Dagoberto: ritrat...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1974
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Blondie and Baby Dumpling (...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1939
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Blondie 2
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1968
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Blondie & Dagwood's America
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1981
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Blondie Comics #1 Blondie Comics #2
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