Little Orphan Annie

1924-2010 American comic strip

Little Orphan Annie was a daily comic strip created by Harold Gray. The strip made its first appearance on August 5, 1924 in the New York Daily News. The main characters in the strip were Little Orphan Annie, Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks, and Annie's dog Sandy. The strip followed Annie's many adventures around the world. It was cancelled on June 13, 2010.

Little Orphan Annie
Author(s)Harold Gray
Current status / scheduleCancelled
Launch dateAugust 5, 1924
End dateJune 13, 2010

Strip spin-offs over the years included a 1930 radio series; two movies in 1932 and 1938; an assortment of chapter books, games, comic books and other juvenile paraphernalia; the Broadway musical, Annie; and a movie adaptation of the musical.