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Browne, Diklocked

(11 August 1917–04 June 1989)
  • Dennis Wepman

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Browne, Dik (11 August 1917–04 June 1989), cartoonist, was born Richard Arthur Allan Browne in New York City, the son of William Joseph Browne, a cost accountant, and Mary Slattery, a theatrical wardrobe mistress. Browne had early dreams of being a sculptor, and after finishing high school in 1934 he enrolled in the Cooper Union art school in New York. A year later, family finances required that he get a job, and in 1936 he became a copyboy for the ...

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