Camera-ready comic art drawing for Grin and Bear It

Description (Brief)
This pen-and-ink drawing produced for the Grin and Bear It comic panel shows folk-rock singers Toots and Trog pitching a film to a producer, claiming it diverges from the unoriginal boy-meets-girl story.
George Maurice "Lichty" Lichtenstein (1905-1983) sold his first cartoon to Judge magazine. In 1929 he started drawing cartoons for the Chicago Daily Times. He launched the daily and Sunday panel cartoon Grin and Bear It in 1932.
The Sunday comic design for Grin and Bear It (1932- ) was presented using unrelated panels. The strip had few regular characters or continuous stories. Grin and Bear It covers a variety of topics, including political and international adversaries of the day. Creator George Lichty drew the panel until his retirement in 1974.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
Object Type
Drawings
date made
1966-06-30
publisher
Publishers Newspapers Syndicate, Inc.
graphic artist
Lichty, George
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27.8 cm x 23.1 cm; 10 15/16 in x 9 1/8 in
ID Number
GA*22382
catalog number
22382
accession number
277502
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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Art
Popular Entertainment
Comic Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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