Camera-ready comic art drawing for Hubert

Description (Brief)
This pen-and-ink drawing produced for the Hubert comic strip shows the title character suspecting his wife of cheating at Checkers because she knocked over the Checkers table while she was sneezing.
Richard C. "Dick" Wingert (1919-1993) studied art in Indianapolis beginning in 1937. His career began as an artist for the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, where his single comic character, a simple soldier named Hubert, was debuted. The character's wife, children, and dog were included in the story of his later civilian life. Wingert drew the strip until 1992.
Hubert (1942-1994), a single-panel comic strip concerning an ordinary soldier, was produced for Stars and Stripes. After the war the title character became a civilian and went back to everyday life, with its repetitious, disagreeable, and unsatisfying components.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
Object Type
Drawings
date made
1966-09-07
graphic artist
Wingert, Dick
publisher
King Features Syndicate
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.3 cm x 47.2 cm; 6 in x 18 9/16 in
ID Number
GA*22439
catalog number
22439
accession number
277502
subject
Family & Social Life
Art
Communications
Cultures & Communities
Popular Entertainment
Comic Art
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Comic Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Newspaper Comics Council, Inc., New York, NY

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