The introduction of the tutu-garbed Riccadonna sisters to Outcault's strip lends it a theatrical air.

Richard F. Outcault, McFadden's Row of Flats, cartoon, New York Journal 25 Oct. 1896; rpt. in R.F. Outcault's The Yellow Kid: A Centennial Celebration of the Kid Who Started the Comics, (Northampton, Massachusetts: Kitchen Sink Press, 1995) plate 41.