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cartoons
Jim Henson
September 24, 1936
2011
an American puppeteer best known as the creator of The Muppets. As a puppeteer, Henson performed in various television programs, such as Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, films such as The Muppet Movie and The Great Muppet Caper, and creator of advanced puppets for projects like Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth. He was also an Oscar-nominated film director, Emmy Award-winning television producer, and the founder of The Jim Henson Company, the Jim Henson Foundation, and Jim Henson's Creature Shop.
maus Sendung mit der Maus
40th anniversary
March 1 2011
Eisner

Will Eisner
March 6, 1917
(2011)

an American comics writer, artist and entrepreneur. He is considered one of the most important contributors to the development of the medium and is known for the cartooning studio he founded; for his highly influential series The Spirit; for his use of comics as an instructional medium; for his leading role in establishing the graphic novel as a form of literature with his book A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories; and for his educational work about the medium as exemplified by his book Comics and Sequential Art.

Vitinho

Vitinho
February 2, 1986
(2011 - 25th anniversary)

The Vitinho was a cartoon of great success in Portugal , whose transmissions lasted between the years 1986 and 1997 . The daily broadcast in the television films "Good Night, Vitinho!" in prime time , awarded her peak audience and a consensual admiration: not only for children but also by people of all ages.

Akatsuka Fujio's Birthday
September 14, 1935
(2010)

Pioneer Japanese artist of comical manga known as the Gag Manga King

 

50th Anniversary of the Flintstones
September 30, 2010

popeye Elzie Crisler Segar (December 8, 1894 – October 13, 1938) was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of Popeye, a character who first appeared in 1929 in his newspaper comic strip Thimble Theatre.
Sandman

50th Anniversary of Sandmännchen

German children's bedtime television programme using stop motion animation. The puppet was based on the Ole Lukøje character by Hans Christian Andersen. 1959.

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40th Anniversary of Sesame Street

November 4-10, 2009
Boombah
Boombah and Chamki - Sesame Street India
Aberlardo Montoya
Abelardo Montoya - Sesame Street Mexico
Kami
Kami - Sesame Street South Africa
Abigail
Abigail - Sesame Street Israel
 Ieniemienie
Ieniemienie - Sesame Street Netherlands
the count
Elmo
Oscar
bert ernie
big bird
Wallace and Gromit Wallace and Gromit
20th Anniversary
(shown in the UK)
November 3, 2009
asterix

Asterix Comic's 50th Anniversary
November 3, 2009
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The Adventures of Asterix is a series of French comic books written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo

Comics 2009 Google launches
iGoogle Comic themed page
Astro Boy
April 7, 2008
(Japan)

The Dilbert Series
May 19-23

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