Google Doodle Celebrates 107th Anniversary of Winsor McCays Little Nemo

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Google has celebrated the 107th anniversary of Winsor McCay‘s Little Nemo in Slumberland. Today’s Google Doodle paid tribute to American cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay with an interactive doodle of one of his works, “Little Nemo in Slumberland” for the 107th anniversary of Winsor McCay‘s comic strip’s first publication.

Winsor McCay Google Doodle

Winsor McCay Google Doodle

Winsor McCays Google doodle is one of the most interactive doodle and if you visit Google’s homepage then there is a scrolling animated narration of the story dubbed “Little Nemo in Google-land”. The interactive comic strip provides a small tab at the lower right area for visitors to click to see the continuation of the story or you can also click on the anywhere on the comic stripe and story will continue.  And when you reach at the end of the story, Google will take the visitor to a Search Results page for ‘Winsor McCay’.

About Winsor Zenic McCay

Winsor Zenic McCay born on September 26, 1869 was an American cartoonist and animator. He was best known for the comic strip Little Nemo and the animated cartoon Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). For legal reasons, he worked under the pen name Silas on the comic strip Dream of the Rarebit Fiend. Little Nemo, based on the adventures of a boy of around six-years-old, ran in the New York Herald from 1905 to 1911.

The complete Little Nemo in Google-Land doodle

If you are using the Internet Explorer versions 7 and 8 then you can not see above doodle. So you need to use modern browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and Internet Explorer 9 and 10.


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