Turn Back the Pages: Hank Ketcham

Turn Back the Pages: Hank Ketcham

Hank Ketcham (1920-2001) is a cartoonist who created the Dennis the Menace comic strip, which he worked on from 1951-1994 (and is still published in newspapers today). The strip was based off his son Dennis, who was 4 years old when it debuted, and is set in a...
Turn Back the Pages: David Stone Martin

Turn Back the Pages: David Stone Martin

David Stone Martin (1913-1992) is an artist who was born in Chicago and attended the School of the Art Institute for two years. He went on to become supervisor of mural projects for the Federal Arts program and worked as art director for the Tennessee Valley...
Turn Back the Pages: Francis Marshall

Turn Back the Pages: Francis Marshall

I recently purchased a copy of Francis Marshall’s book “An Englishman in New York”. It contains a series of drawings created during a trip to New York in 1949. Marshall was a well known fashion illustrator who had a 10 year working relationship with Vogue Magazine in...