Make-a-comic by Ray Hoppmann

Raymond Irving Hoppman was an early 20th century American cartoonist, born in New Haven, Connecticut. From 1914, he was making cartoons for the New York Evening Telegram, like 'Going Down!', 'This is the life', 'Types of Humanity' and 'Morals of Young Mister Wise'. Hoppmann was furthermore art director for an in-house publication, and the author of a nature guidebook. Based in New Jersey, he was the author of 1920s syndicated comic features like 'Make-A-Comic', 'Ma' and 'Twinkling Stars'. He succeeded Ken Kling on 'Assorted Nuts' and 'Hank and Pete', and Haile T. Hendrix on 'Famous Fans'. In 1936-37, he made 'Don't be like that' for the Van Tine Features Syndicate. Hoppman retired in Florida, and passed away in Winter Park, Florida, in 1974.

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