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How Cartoonists make FORTUNES.

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Interesting scan from Modern Mechanix of an article from 1933.

The depression brought fortunes to several cartoonists. The adventurous exploits of Dick Tracy, square-jawed detective character created by Chester Gould, pitched the obscure Gould straight on his way into the $50,000-a-year class, within the short period of six months.

Is this a trend we could expect to see this time around?

Written by The Department of Illustration

July 20, 2009 at 3:12 pm

Posted in Comics, History

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