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Richard Arthur Allan Browne (Browne Dik)

Born: 1917 AD
Died: 1989 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Cartoonists


1918 - Born on the 11th of Augus in New York City.

1940 - He worked as an illustrator for Newsweek as well as for an advertising company, where he created the trademark logo for Chiquita.

1954 - Browne and cartoonist Mort Walker co-created the comic strip Hi and Lois, a spin-off of Walker's popular Beetle Bailey strip, featuring Beetle's sister, brother-in-law, and their family.

1959 - He was recognized for his work by the National Cartoonist Society with their Humor Comics Strip Award.

1962 - He also received their Reuben Award for Hi and Lois.

1973 - Browne created Hägar the Horrible about an ill-mannered red-bearded medieval viking.

         - Elzie Segar Award.

1989 - Died on the 4th of June in Sarasota, Florida.


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