The present Doodle, represented by Istanbul-based visitor artist M.K. Perker, remembers the 98th birthday celebration of iconic Turkish cartoonist, artist, and comedian Turhan Selçuk, a celebrated pioneer of the contemporary Turkish funny cartoon.
Wielding a moderate style of line art mixed with intense wit, Selçuk planned one of the nation’s first and most renowned unique comic book characters, Abdülcanbaz, who is delineated riding a bicycle in the present Doodle artwork.
Turhan Selçuk was born on this day in 1922 in the antiquated Turkish city of Milas.
While still a secondary school understudy in 1941, he distributed a portion of his first delineations in the paper Türk Sözü (The Turkish Word) and saw proceeded with progress with his work consistently.
As the central artist for the Yeni Istanbul (New Istanbul), he sharpened his masterful style and supported the conviction that kid’s shows were a widespread mechanism of storytelling.
In 1954, he took a similar situation at Milliyet, an Istanbul-based day by day national paper that three years after the fact turned into the home for Selçuk’s authoritative, postmodern comic arrangement “The Adventures of Abdülcanbaz.”
Across an almost three-decade run, the rakish legend Abdülcanbaz, otherwise called the “Istanbul Gentleman,” went the world over and even through an ideal opportunity to battle bad form and help the powerless.
In 1969, Selçuk helped to establish the Turkish Cartoonists Association to teach youthful sketch cartoonist and advance the medium around the globe.
He got various honors all through his right around seventy-year career and was the principal Turkish sketch artist to be granted universally.