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Charlie Chaplin in the Army

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Charlie Chaplin in the Army was published in 1917 by M.A Donohue & CO in Chicago. This comic book, a collection of twenty-two Charlie Chaplin comic strips, was created by Elzie Segar (1894-1938), the comic illustrator who also invented the character of “Popeye.” This comic was one of the Charlie Chaplin comic series that was first published in Chicago Herald as a request from Essanay Studio who wanted to utilize Charlie Chaplin’s fame as a marketing campaign. Each comic strip in this comic tells a variety of humorous stories of Charlie Chaplin’s interactions with the other characters. Charlie Chaplin in the Army is a 20-page comic book with illustrations.

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