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1. Biography of Frances Royster Williams (1900-1995), Cartoonist and Children's Author Biography of Frances Royster Williams (1900-1995), Cartoonist and Children's Author 2009

2. Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality 1999

3. Biography of Laura Nelson Kirkwood (1883-1926) and Irwin Russell Kirkwood (1878-1927), Newspaper Heiress Biography of Laura Nelson Kirkwood (1883-1926) and Irwin Russell Kirkwood (1878-1927), Newspaper Heiress and Newspaper Trustee 1999

4. Carl Ed Carl Ed 1936 Autographed portrait of cartoonist Carl Ed. Autograph reads: "To Joe Sanders- One swell musician - and one grand guy - 1936 - Carl Ed." Ed was the creator of the teen comic strip first called "Seventeen"...

5. Drawing Attention Drawing Attention March 21, 2009 Grant Snider, a dental student at UMKC, won the Charles M. Schulz Award, the national top collegiate cartonnist award. Includes a couple samples of cartoon strips and photograph of Snider with the article....

6. Drawn to the Comics Drawn to the Comics May/3/1992 Photo and description of Richard Corben, artist for movies, comic books, and album covers, etc., growing up near DeSoto, Kansas, in the 1940s and 1950s, graduating from the Kansas City Art Institute to...

7. First Comics in The Kansas City Star First Comics in The Kansas City Star July 27, 1924 Comics section first appears in The Kansas City Star.

8. It Figures: An Action Figure Company is Born When Men With Common Passion Meet It Figures: An Action Figure Company is Born When Men With Common Passion Meet January 19, 2005 A local company called Cast-a-Way Toys has produced "Fighting Yank", an action figure in blue tights based on a retro AC Comics character. David Lee of Overland Park and four business partners will introduce...

9. Life of Superhot Superhero Now in Hands of KC Writer Life of Superhot Superhero Now in Hands of KC Writer May 4, 2008 Local writer Matt Fraction is launching a comic book series called "The Invincible Iron Man" to coincide with the release of the movie "Iron Man." Fraction is one of what he estimates to be over a dozen...

10. Pressman's Strike of 1956 Pressman's Strike of 1956 December, 1956

11. SC96 Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid SC96 Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid 1999-(open ended) This collection includes zines, mini-comics, and mail art created by local Kansas Citians. Zines (pronounced "zeens" as in the word magazine) are self-published works of art and writing where the author...

12. The Stars of Yesteryear The Stars of Yesteryear July//1985 Photo and biographical description of Ken Motley, the 63-year-old (in 1985) former host of the "Cousin Ken's Karnival" local children's television show from 1956 to the mid-1960s on KCMO-TV. Host on the...