The present Doodle, showed by Istanbul-based visitor artist M.K. Perker, remembers the 98th birthday celebration of notorious Turkish sketch artist, craftsman, and humorist Turhan Selçuk, a commended pioneer of the contemporary Turkish funny cartoon.
Employing a moderate style of line craftsmanship injected with intense mind, Selçuk planned one of the nation’s first and most popular unique comic book characters, Abdülcanbaz, who is delineated riding a bicycle in the present Doodle work of art.
Turhan Selçuk was conceived 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 main artist for the Yeni Istanbul (New Istanbul), he sharpened his creative style and supported the conviction that kid’s shows were a general vehicle of narrating.
In 1954, he took a similar situation at Milliyet, an Istanbul-based every day national paper that three years after the fact turned into the home for Selçuk’s authoritative, postmodern comic arrangement “The Adventures of Abdülcanbaz.”
Over an almost three-decade run, the rakish saint Abdülcanbaz, otherwise called the “Istanbul Gentleman,” went the world over and even through an ideal opportunity to battle shamefulness and help the frail.
In 1969, Selçuk helped to establish the Turkish Cartoonists Association to teach youthful visual artists and advance the medium around the globe.
He got various honors all through his right around seventy-year profession and was the primary Turkish sketch artist to be granted universally.