Hubert, by Dick Wingert

In 1942, Dick Wingert was hired by the London-based team of the American army magazine, Stars and Stripes. Here, he created the character of Hubert, the stereotype of a simple soldier. At first, 'Hubert' appeared as an illustration, combined with dialogue or a phrase. In 1945, 'Hubert' was turned into a daily comic, distributed by King Features Syndicate.

Hubert, by Dick Wingert (1946)

Wingert gave up the military theme and Hubert became a civilian. Dick Wingert drew the series until 1994 and, throughout the years, he created several other characters for the comic, like Hubert's wife Trudy, his daughter Elli and the dog Freddy.

Hubert, by Dick Wingert

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