Zenas Winsor McCay (c. 1867–1871 – July 26, 1934) was an American cartoonist and animator. He is best known for the comic strip Little Nemo (1905–1914; 1924–1926) and the animated film Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). For contractual reasons, he worked under the pen name Silas on the comic strip Dream of the Rarebit Fiend.
Winsor McCay: Early Works, Volume 6 will feature a selection of McCay’s first continuous comic strip, Mr. Goodenough, which ran from January 1904 to March 1905 in the Evening Telegram. The six-panel s..
With the advent of motion pictures, McCay leveraged his public popularlity as a cartoonist to intriduce what he would become most famous for - animation! hailed as the Father of Animation, McCay's sta..