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Broom Hilda comic strip

Description:

This strip of four frames was first published on July 26, 1984. It shows the witch Broom Hilda approaching a postal clerk and asking for a stamp. The clerk proceeds to use a handstamp to mark her forehead.

Cartoonist Russell Myers created the cartoon strip “Broom Hilda," which features a witch as the title character. The strip first appeared on April 19, 1970, as part of the Chicago Tribune Syndicate.

Reference:

Horn, Maurice, editor. The World Encyclopedia of Comics, New York: Chelsea House, 1976, p. 134.

Date:
July 26, 1984
Markings:
I / WANT A / STAMP! ...; 7 / 26 / RUSSELL MYERS [copyright symbol] 1984 Tribune Media Services, Inc. / All Rights Reserved
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
11.1 x 36.8 cm (4 3/8 x 141/2 in.)
Museum ID:
1993.2014.1
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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