‘Yellow Kid’ Exhibit Coming to Ohio State

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By: E&P Staff

An exhibit focusing on the first newspaper-comic superstar will run from Sept. 15 to Dec. 30 at Ohio State University’s Cartoon Research Library.

“The Yellow Kid: Hero of Hogan’s Alley” show includes original color newspaper pages.

“Hogan’s Alley,” which began in 1895, featured the character of Mickey Dugan — better known as the Yellow Kid. The comic was created by Richard Outcault (1863-1928).

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