The long career of the series and continual use of real-life political figures, analysts note, have led to some uncanny cases of the cartoon foreshadowing a national shift in the politicians' political fortunes. As of the mids, it is currently syndicated in approximately 1, newspapers worldwide. Wisconsin state House rushes legislation weakening Democratic Gov. And I wondered why wouldn't he brand that? There's been a Broadway show, and the Amazon sitcom "Alpha House. The History of Animation. Retrieved June 16,
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Retrieved September 21, They were later joined by B. Created in "the throes of '60s and '70s counterculture ,"  and frequently political in nature, Doonesbury features characters representing a range of affiliations, but the cartoon is noted for a liberal viewpoint. InContinental Features gave in to their demands, and refused to continue printing the Sunday Doonesburycausing it to disappear from the 38 Sunday papers that Continental Features printed. But I'm only gonna be around as long as newspapers are.