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Hagar the Horrible original ink, pencil and watercolor titled "1978….GLAD MIDSOMMAR" and signed lower margin "With all best wishes from "Hagar the Horrible" and Dik Browne (American, 1917-1989). This work depicts Helga, Honi, Hamlet and Lucky Eddie dancing around a Maypole while Hagar sits below drinking from his horn. Housed in a painted red frame. Sight – 15 1/4" H x 13 1/4" W. Framed – 21" H x 19" W. Biography (Courtesy of Ask Art and Ron Goulart, The Encyclopedia of American Comics): Dik Browne was an illustration artist and cartoonist who drew the award winning "Hi and Lois" comic strip. He was also known for drawing the Birdseye bird, the Chiquita Banana, and the Campbell Kids. In 1973, Browne created "Hagar the Horrible," a daily and Sunday gag strip about a robust, childlike barbarian with all the problems of a henpecked suburbanite. The National Cartoonists Society awarded him a Reuben Award for Hagar later that year, and Browne won three more Best-Humor Strip awards in 1977, 1984, and 1986. CONDITION: Some abrasions to frame. Slight waviness to paper.