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Hank Ketcham

 (1920 - 2001)
Hank (Henry King) Ketcham was active/lived in California / Switzerland.  Hank Ketcham is known for cartoons, illustration.

Dennis the Menace and Self-Portrait Illustration Original Art (1958).

Biography   Hank Ketcham


The following is from the artist's obituary, The New York Times, June 2, 2001.

"Hank Ketcham, Father of Dennis the Menace, Dies at 81"
By LAWRENCE VAN GELDER

Hank Ketcham, who fathered the cartoon character Dennis the Menace, the freckle-face scamp in droopy overalls whose mischievous childhood has endured for 50 years and amused a worldwide audience, died yesterday at his home in Carmel, Calif.  He was 81.

In March a half-century of the publication of Dennis the Menace cartoons was celebrated, with the panel running in 1,000 newspapers in 48 countries and 19 languages. "Mischief just seems to follow wherever Dennis appears, but it is the product of good intentions, misdirected helpfulness, good-   ...  Displaying 750 of 9655 characters.

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Dennis The Menace Sunday Comic Strip Original Art, dated 2-3-52 (Post-Hall Syndicate Inc., 1952)
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