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Rudolph Dirks (1877–1968)

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Creator of the comic strip "The Katzenjammer Kids". The strip was taken over by H.H. Knerr in December 1914 following a lawsuit between the Hearst and Pulitzer publishing empires; Knerr drew the strip until his death. Dirks, who regained the right to draw his characters, resumed the strip in the New York World under the title "Hans und Fritz", ...

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(age 91) in New York, USA

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Known For

Old Smokey
Old Smokey Writer
(1938)
Poultry Pirates
(1938)
Fabulous Funnies
(1978)
The Pygmy Hunt
(1938)

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 1978 Fabulous Funnies (TV Series) (comic strip "Captain and the Kids")
 1972 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series) (creator: "The Katzenjammer Kids" - 1 episode)
- Popeye Meets the Man Who Hated Laughter (1972) ... (creator - uncredited)
 1939 Mama's New Hat (Short) (comic strip - uncredited)
 1939 Seal Skinners (Short) (comic strip - uncredited)
 1939 Petunia Natural Park (Short) (comic strip - uncredited)
 1938 The Captain's Christmas (Short) ("The Captain and the Kids" comic strip - uncredited)
 1938 The Honduras Hurricane (Short) (comic strip - uncredited)
 1938 The Winning Ticket (Short) (comic strip)
 1938 Buried Treasure (Short) (comic strip)
 1938 Old Smokey (Short) (comic strip)
 1938 The Pygmy Hunt (Short) (comic strip)
 1938 What a Lion! (Short) (comic strip - uncredited)
 1938 A Day at the Beach (Short) (comic strip - uncredited)
 1938 The Captain's Pup (Short) (comic strip)
 1938 Poultry Pirates (Short) (comic strip)
 1938 Blue Monday (Short) (comic strip)
 1938 Cleaning House (Short) (comic strip - uncredited)
 1920 Hunting Big Game (Short) (comic strip "Shenanigan Kids")
 1920 The Rotisserie Brothers (Short) (comic strip "Shenanigan Kids")
 1920 The Dummy (Short) (comic strip "Shenanigan Kids")
 1920 One Good Turn Deserves Another (Short) (comic strip "Shenanigan Kids")
 1920 Knock on the Window, the Door Is a Jamb (Short) (comic strip "Shenanigan Kids")
 1918/I War Gardens (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Pep (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 A Heathen Benefit (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 A Picnic for Two (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Crabs Iss Crabs (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 The Best Man Loses (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Swat the Fly (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Fisherman's Luck (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Der Black Mitt (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918/I Up in the Air (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 His Last Will (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Der Two Twins (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Vanity and Vengeance (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Spirits (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Too Many Cooks (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918/I Burglars (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Policy and Pie (Short) (comic strip "The Katzenjammer Kids" - uncredited)
 1918 Rheumatics (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Rub-a-Dub-Dub (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1918 Der Captain's Birthday (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Peace and Quiet (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Fast and Furious (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Der Last Straw (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Mysterious Yarn (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Tempest in a Paint Pot (Short) (comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 By the Sand Sea Waves (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Der End of Der Limit (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Der Captain's Valet (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Der Captain Discovers the North Pole (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 The Limburger Blows (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917/I 20,000 Legs Under the Sea (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Der Captain Goes-a-Flivvering (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Sharks Is Sharks (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Der Captain Is Examined for Insurance (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1917 Der Great Bear Hunt (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1916 Captain Goes a-Swimming (Short) (comic strip Katzenjammer Kids)
 1916 The Chinese Cook (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 The Arrival of Cousin Otto (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 Unwilling Scholars (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 School Days (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 They Go to School (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 They Entertain Company (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 They Plan a Trip to Germany (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 They Go Tobogganing (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 The Katzenjammer Kids (Short) (comic strip)
 1903 Katzenjammer Kids (Journal Thumb Book) (Short) (comic strip)
 1900 The Katzenjammer Kids Have a Love Affair (Short) (comic strip)
 1898 The Katzenjammer Kids in School (Short) (comic strip)
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Creator of the comic strip "The Katzenjammer Kids". The strip was taken over by H.H. Knerr in December 1914 following a lawsuit between the Hearst and Pulitzer publishing empires; Knerr drew the strip until his death. Dirks, who regained the right to draw his characters, resumed the strip in the New York World under the title "Hans und Fritz", later renaming it "The Captain and the Kids" because ... See more »

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