Liszt by Janos Janko (1873)
'Liszt' (1873). A sequential pantomime comic ridiculing Hungarian composer Franz Liszt. 

János Jankó was a Hungarian illustrator, caricaturist and painter, and one of the earliest Hungarian artists to use the comics format.

He was born in 1833 in Tótkomlós, Austria-Hungary. In 1855 he moved to Pest (nowadays Budapest), where he worked as journalist. From 1864 on he studied in Vienna for two years, where he made caricatures on the side. Jankó was a pioneer in Hungarian comics, making text comics starring recurring characters like 'Gömböcz and Csukli' and 'Hungarian Miska and German Miska. An old fairy tale about a common mule' (1867). The latter comic strip originally appeared in the February edition of Hazánk s a Külföld. Jankó passed away in 1896 at the age of 62. 

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