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Clyde (Victor Clyde) Forsythe

 (1885 - 1962)
Clyde (Victor Clyde) Forsythe was active/lived in California, New York.  Clyde Forsythe is known for desert landscape and genre painting, cartoons.

Clyde (Victor Clyde) Forsythe

Clyde (Vic) Forsythe entered the comic strip world prior to World War I.  His most successful feature was the long-running Joe Jinks, which dealt successively with automobiles, aviation, and boxing.  He drew a number of other strips, and for a time, shared a studio with Norman Rockwell.

Victor Clyde Forsythe was born in Southern California in 1885.  Writing, drawing, and sports were among his early interests, and he combined all three when he got a job doing sports cartooning and reporting for a local paper.  In the second decade of the century, he headed for New York City to work for The World.  Among his earliest creations were a daily gag strip about boxing titled The Great White DopeDisplaying 750 of 11172 characters.

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About  Clyde (Victor Clyde) Forsythe

Born:  1885 - Orange, California
Died:   1962 - Pasadena, California
Known for:  desert landscape and genre painting, cartoons