Outcault, R.F., and Archie Gunn. Cover, "American Humorist." New York Journal 6 Dec. 1896. Harvey, Robert C. Children of the Yellow Kid: The Evolution of the American Comic Strip. Seattle: U. Washington Press/Frye Art Museum, 1998. 11.
Color tearsheet, 19.5" X 14.25", Richard D. Olsen Collection, The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library.
"Several of the earliest covers of American Humorist combined the artwork of two of the publications stellar attractions, cartoonist Outcault and pin-up artist Gunn. Outcault contributed a rendering of the Yellow Kid and Gunn drew one of the showgirls with which he had been capturing the spirit of New York's musical comedy stage" (Harvey 10).