Robert Ripley’s First Cartoon Anniversary and the Start of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (W/Video)

from The Huffington Post

VP Communications, Ripley Entertainment

Posted: 12/19/2012 11:05 am

Ripley Entertainment is celebrating a major milestone this month — the Dec. 19 anniversary of Robert Ripley’s first cartoon, which was the start of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! brand.

Ninety-four years ago, a young Robert Ripley pondered how to fill the space assigned to him as an illustrator for the New York Globe. Little did he know, the choice he was about to make would be the start of an amazing legacy that lives on today.

Ripley’s Incredible Journey . . . Read Complete Report

Ripley Newspaper Example SOURCE Wikipedia

 

An example of Robert Ripley’s “Believe it or Not” highly successful syndicated newspaper page. SOURCE: Wikipedia. CREDIT King  Features Syndicate; web source: http://www.staugustine-ripleys.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from youtube

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not – No. 1 (1930)

Uploaded by MrJadedtom

Published on Oct 2, 2012

Guy has horn growing out of his skull…bedroom suite in a bottle!…guy fondles young oriental boy…Robert Ripley plays with Zig-Zag paper…Believe it or not!

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