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Cartoons play a major part of our happy childhood moments. Not only childhood they also make the later parts of life happy. It has fan base from all age groups. Cartoons are usually of illustrations . Those are drawn out of free hand drawing during the early periods of cartoon birth. They are also sometimes animated . It is a motion of picture that relies on a sequence of illustrations for its animation. The person who creates such cartoons are know as cartoonist and in a second sense they are know as animator.

The first cartoon was created by Emile Cohl, a French artist in the year of 1908. It was released by the Gaumont company in Paris . This is considered to be the worlds first animated cartoon. The name of the cartoon was ‘Fantasmagorie’. It means  “a constantly shifting complex succession of things seen or imagined.” It was released on August 17 , 1908. Thomas Nast a German-born American editorial cartoonist is considered to be the “Father of the American Cartoon“. Its popularity began with the sound cartoons in 1928 and gradually ended in the late 1960s , which was replaced by television animated cartoons, which were produced on a cheaper budget. Mickey Mouse is one of the all time fame and favorite cartoon of all. This cartoon first released in 1928 and even now, it’s still a major hit.

Comic books

These cartoons in the form of magazine release is referred to as Comic books. The Swiss schoolmaster Rodolphe Töpffer ,a Swiss school master(1799–1846) is credited with the publishing of Comic first. Most of them agree that it started booming with the launch of Superman in the year of 1938. The term ‘Silver Age‘ refers to a general time period in which the comic books were originally available.

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