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Comic Creator

Doc Winner

Charles H. Winner

(1885 - 12 August 1956, USA)  United States

Doc  Winner

Elmer, by Doc Winner (1945)

Doc Winner secured a position with the Pittsburgh Post in his early twenties, succeeding Billy DeBeck. In 1918, Winner accepted an offer from the William Randolph Hearst organization and joined its comic art staff. This was the beginning of a 38 year association with Hearst. Winner was one of the most talented of the King Features bullpen crew. He filled in on established comics such as 'Thimble Theatre', 'Barney Google' and 'The Katzenjammer Kids'. Among his own features are 'Tubby' (1920s) and 'Elmer' (1930s). Doc Winner died of cancer on August 12, 1956.

Katzenjammer Kids (in French), by Doc Winner

Last updated: 2012-10-29

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