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Happy Hooligan
Public DomainHappy Hooligan - Credit: Frederick Burr Opper
Happy Hooligan was a famous American cartoon strip created in 1900 by Frederick Burr Opper, one of the most popular comic creators of the time.  It was first published in the Hearst papers, and told the story of a well-meaning hobo who stumbled across endless misfortune.