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The Comic Strip Classics
Comic Strip Classics
series of commemorative postage stamps was issued by the US Postal Service
US Postal Service
on October 1, 1995 to honor the centennial of the newspaper comic strip. The twenty stamps all are listed in the Scott catalogue
Scott catalogue
as No. 3000 for a pane and 3000a through 3000t for the individual stamps. Restricted to strips created before 1950, the series featured drawings of comic strip characters with their logos. The stamps were arranged in five tiers with four stamps to a tier. The featured strips are listed here in the sequence as published:

The Yellow Kid The Katzenjammer Kids Little Nemo
Little Nemo
in Slumberland Bringing Up Father Krazy Kat Rube Goldberg’s Inventions Toonerville Folks Gasoline Alley Barney Google Little Orphan Annie Popeye Blondie Dick Tracy Alley Oop Nancy Flash Gordon Li'l Abner Terry and the Pirates Prince Valiant Brenda Starr, Reporter

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Dick Tracy

Created by: Chester Gould

Contributors

Max Allan Collins Mike Curtis Alfred J. Gross Mike Kilian Dick Locher Joe Staton

Supporting characters

Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice Flattop Joe Jitsu Moon Maid Pruneface Villain debuts

Film serials

Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
(1937) Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
Returns (1938) Dick Tracy's G-Men (1939) Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
vs. Crime, Inc. (1941)

Feature films

Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
(1945) Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
vs. Cueball (1946) Dick Tracy's Dilemma
Dick Tracy's Dilemma
(1947) Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
Meets Gruesome (1947) Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
(1990)

Television series

The Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
Show Archie's TV Funnies

Other media

Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
(soundtrack) I'm Breathless "Sooner or Later" Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy
(video game)

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Dick Tracy
in B Flat Little Orphan Annie

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Flash Gordon

Created by: Alex Raymond

Characters

Dale Arden Hans Zarkov Ming the Merciless Princess Aura Prince Barin Prince Thun Prince Vultan

Locations

Mongo

Movie serials

Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
(1936) Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars
Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars
(1938) Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
Conquers the Universe (1940)

Live-action TV Series

Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
(1954 TV series) Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
(2007 TV series)

Animated TV Series

The New Adventures of Flash Gordon Defenders of the Earth Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
(1996 TV series)

Film

Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
(1980) Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (1982)

Other media

List of Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
comic strips Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
(soundtrack) "Flash" (Queen song) Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
(pinball) Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
(video game) Popeye
Popeye
Meets the Man Who Hated Laughter Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
& the Warriors of Mongo

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Flesh Gordon
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Flash Gordon
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Al Capp's Li'l Abner

Characters and elements

Dogpatch Joe Btfsplk Fearless Fosdick Lower Slobbovia Sadie Hawkins Day Salomey Shmoo

Adaptations and spin-offs

Dogpatch USA 1940 film 1959 film The Flintstone Comedy Show Fred and Barney Meet the Shmoo Kickapoo Joy Juice Shelly Manne album Musical Sadie Hawkins dance Skunkworks project The New Shmoo

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Abbie an' Slats Elliot Caplin Comic Strip Classics double-whammy Frank Frazetta Long Sam Bob Lubbers -nik Shmoo
Shmoo
plot Toby Press Basil Wolverton

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Little Orphan Annie

Films

Little Orphan Annie
Little Orphan Annie
(1932) Little Orphan Annie
Little Orphan Annie
(1938) Annie
Annie
(1982) Annie: A Royal Adventure! (1995) Annie
Annie
(1999) Annie
Annie
(2014)

Film soundtracks

Annie
Annie
(1999) Annie
Annie
(2014)

Musicals

Annie
Annie
(1977) Annie
Annie
Warbucks (1993)

Songs

"It's the Hard Knock Life" "Tomorrow" "You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile"

Related

Daddy Warbucks Harold Gray "Little Orphant Annie" Life After Tomorrow

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Winsor McCay

Comic strips

Little Sammy Sneeze
Little Sammy Sneeze
(1904) Dream of the Rarebit Fiend
Dream of the Rarebit Fiend
(1904) Little Nemo
Little Nemo
(1905)

Films

Little Nemo
Little Nemo
(1911) How a Mosquito Operates
How a Mosquito Operates
(1912) Gertie the Dinosaur
Gertie the Dinosaur
(1914) The Sinking of the Lusitania
The Sinking of the Lusitania
(1918)

Adaptations

Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (film) Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (film) Little Nemo: The Dream Master (video game)

Related

Bob McCay
Bob McCay
(son)

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Popeye
Popeye
created by E. C. Segar

Characters

Main

Popeye Bluto Olive Oyl Wimpy

Supporting

Swee'Pea Alice the Goon Eugene the Jeep George W. Geezil Harold Hamgravy Castor Oyl Poopdeck Pappy Sea Hag

Authors and artists

Hy Eisman Seymour Kneitel Roger Langridge Bobby London Bruce Ozella Bill Pearson Bud Sagendorf E. C. Segar Tom Sims George Wildman Doc Winner Bela Zaboly

Theatrical shorts

Popeye
Popeye
the Sailor

Fleischer Studios cartoons Famous Studios cartoons

Popeye
Popeye
the Sailor DVD series: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4 and Volume 5

Television shows

Popeye
Popeye
the Sailor The All New Popeye
Popeye
Hour Popeye
Popeye
and Son The Popeye
Popeye
Show

Film/specials

Popeye
Popeye
the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor Popeye
Popeye
the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp Popeye
Popeye
Meets the Man Who Hated Laughter The Popeye
Popeye
Valentine's Day Special
Special
- Sweethearts at Sea Popeye
Popeye
(1980) Popeye's Voyage: The Quest for Pappy Popeye

Video games

Arcade game Popeye
Popeye
(Game Boy) Popeye
Popeye
2 Popeye
Popeye
no Eigo Asobi Popeye
Popeye
Saves the Earth Rush for Spinach Ijiwaru Majo Seahag no Maki Beach Volleyball

Other

Popeye
Popeye
Song Folio Popeye
Popeye
Village Popeye
Popeye
and Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges

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Prince Valiant

Created by: Hal Foster

Artists

John Cullen Murphy Gary Gianni Thomas Yeates

Characters

King Arthur Prince Nathan Prince Valiant Sir Gawain

Film

1954 film 1997 film

Television

The Legend of Prince Valiant

episodes characters

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Philately of the United States

Pre-stamp

Henry Thomas Windsor

Provisional stamps

Alexandria "Blue Boy" Postmaster's Provisional United States postmasters provisional stamps New York Postmaster's Provisional St. Louis Bears

19th century

1869 Pictorial Issue Black Jack Columbian Issue Hawaiian Missionaries Lost Continental Trans-Mississippi Issue Western Cattle in Storm Z Grill

20th century

All Aboard! 20th Century American Trains Americana series Antarctic Treaty issue Bicentennial Series Breast cancer research stamp Celebrate the Century Comic Strip Classics Federal Duck Stamp Five cents John Kennedy Fourth Bureau issue Great Americans series Hanukkah stamps Liberty Issue Norse-American Centennial Oklahoma Statehood Stamps Overrun Countries series Presidential Issue Prominent Americans series Series of 1902 Special handling
Special handling
stamps Transportation coils U.S. Parcel Post stamps of 1912–13 US Regular Issues of 1922–31 War savings stamps Washington Bicentennial stamps of 1932 Washington-Franklin Issues

21st century

Distinguished Americans series Elvis Presley Forever stamp Nature of America Raising the Flag at Ground Zero Statue of Liberty Forever stamp 2017 Total Solar Eclipse stamp

Airmails

1918 Curtiss Jenny airmail stamps 1930 Graf Zeppelin stamps Inverted Jenny List of United States airmail stamps

EPOs

CIA invert Dag Hammarskjöld invert Inverted Jenny Nixon invert Pan-American invert

Topicals

Artworks on stamps of the United States Commemoration of the American Civil War on postage stamps History of Virginia on stamps List of fictional characters on stamps of the United States List of people on the postage stamps of the United States Postage stamps and postal history of the Confederate States Presidents of the United States on U.S. postage stamps Puerto Rico on stamps Territories of the United States on stamps U.S. space exploration history on U.S. stamps Women on US stamps

Postmarks

Earliest reported postmark Fancy cancel

Collections and

Benjamin Miller Collection Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Museum Florida Postal Museum National Philatelic Museum National Postal Museum

Miscellaneous

Air Mail scandal Apollo 15 postage stamp incident Barefoot mailman Boat Railway Post Office Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee Express mail in the United States History of United States postage rates Mail jumping Pneumatic tube mail in New York City Star routes

Postal services

American Letter Mail Company Butterfield Overland Mail Pony Express United States Post Office Department United States Postal Service U.S. Special
Special
Delivery

Publications

The American Philatelist Higgins & Gage World Postal Stationery Catalog Linn's Stamp News Minkus catalogue Scott catalogue

Stamp production

Designers

American stamp designers

Companies

American Bank Note Company Bureau of Engraving and Printing Homer Lee Bank Note Company

Organizations

American Air Mail Society American Philatelic Research Library American Philatelic Society Rocky Mountain Philatelic Library United Postal Stationery Society U.S. Philatelic Classics Society United States Stamp Society

Related

American philatelists American postmasters Revenue stamps of the United States United States postal notes United States Postmaster General United States Post Offices

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