Cartoon by Wolfgang Hicks

Wolfgang Hicks was a German political cartoonist, who was active in West-Germany after the war. Born in Hamburg, he was initially an artist and designer for advertisements and stage sets. He evolved from humorous caricatures to political cartoons, drawing inspiration from Gulbransson, Karl Arnold and Th. Heine.

He was a contributor to the Hamburger Fremdenblatt, the Koralle, BZ am Mittag and the social-democratic weekly Echo der Woche until obtaining a publication ban after the national socialists came to power. After the Second World War, he started making political cartoons for Der Stern and Die Zeit, and was the regular cartoonist for Die Welt from 1957. He also illustrated books. Wolfgang Hicks passed away in Bonn in 1983.

Cartoon by Wolfgang Hicks
"Honeckers Arm im Palais Schaumburg" (1974)

Last updated: 2014-08-04

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