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Name  Al Wiseman

Died  May 17, 1988
Al Wiseman

Alvin R. Wiseman (August 25, 1918 – May 17, 1988) was an American cartoonist who worked on both comic strips and comic books, notably his long stint on the Dennis the Menace comic books.

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After Wiseman worked in advertising, he became an assistant to Hank Ketcham on Dennis the Menace. Wiseman and writer Fred Toole worked on the Dennis the Menace comic book from 1953 into the 1960s.

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Al's granddaughter, Aliza, claims that many of the characters from Dennis the Menace were created by Al.

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He had his own feature, Punky, in the Dennis the Menace comic books.

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Wiseman did covers for Charley Jones Laugh Book, contributed to George Crenshaw's Belvedere and briefly assisted on the Yogi Bear Sunday page . He also did children's books, such as We Learn to Play (1954).

Reprints

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A Dennis the Menace story by Wiseman and Toole was reprinted in the Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly collection, The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics (Abrams, 2009).

Influence

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Wiseman's clean line was an influence on several cartoonists, including Jaime Hernandez, Gilbert Hernandez, Al Gordon and Daniel Clowes.


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References

Al Wiseman Wikipedia


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