The daily syndicated newspaper comic strip Dennis the Menace was originally
created, written, and illustrated by Hank Ketcham. It debuted in 16 newspapers
and was originally distributed by Post-Hall Syndicate. It is now written and drawn
by Ketcham’s former assistants, Marcus Hamilton and Ron Ferdinand, and is
distributed to at least 1,000 newspapers in 48 countries and in 19 languages
by King Features Syndicate.
Henry King Ketcham (March 14, 1920 – June 1, 2001)