About Dennis The Menace
The brainchild of Hank Ketcham, the Dennis the Menace comic strip chronicles the interactions of five-ana-half year-old Dennis Mitchell with his parents, neighbors and various friends.
Meet the Creators
Henry Hank Ketcham created Dennis the Menace in October 1950, and it was syndicated to 16 newspapers the following March. Today the comic is distributed by King Features Syndicate to more than 1,000 newspapers in 48 countries and is translated into 19 languages. Ketcham kept a hand in the day-to-day production of the famous comic […]Read More
Marcus was born in Lexington, N.C., and graduated from Atlantic Christian College with a degree in commercial art. In 1965, he and his wife, Kaye, moved to Charlotte, N.C., where he worked in the art department of a local TV station. In 1972, Marcus began a career as a freelance illustrator doing artwork for such […]Read More
Ron was born in 1951 in New York City. My interest in cartooning began as soon as I could turn on a TV set! Crusader Rabbit, Colonel Bleep and Clutch Cargo were early influences, said Ron. With the advent of the ’60s and Hanna-Barbera, I was in seventh heaven. The animated Disney films were also […]Read More
Scott Ketcham was born in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 14,1977, when his father Hank Ketcham worked abroad for 18 years. Growing up in a house full of artwork and comic strips, he was heavily influenced at an early age to draw. Looking over his father’s shoulder most of his childhood, Scott was intrigued and decided, […]Read More