I decided that if the police couldn’t catch the gangsters, I’d create a fellow who could.
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|Birth:||20th November, 1900|
|Death:||11th May, 1985|
Chester Gould was born in Pawnee, Oklahoma. He was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the Dick Tracy comic strip, which he wrote and drew from 1931 to 1977, incorporating numerous colorful and monstrous villains. He was hired by William Randolph Hearst's Chicago Evening American, where he produced his first comic strips, Fillum Fables and The Radio Catts. He also drew a topical strip about Chicago, Why It's a Windy City. He drew the comic strip for the next 46 years from his home in Woodstock, Illinois. He won the National Cartoonists Society's Reuben Award in 1959 and 1977. The Mystery Writers of America honored Gould and his work with a Special Edgar Award in 1980.
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