The comic strip Li’l Abner featured a clan of hillbillies in the town of Dogpatch,
Kentucky. The strip was written and drawn by Al Capp (below) and ran for 43
years, from August 13, 1934 through November 13, 1977. It was distributed
by United Features Syndicate to many newspa[ers throught the United States,
Canada and Europe and was read by millions of people.