JIMMY MACK [JAMES McMENAMY JR.] (1912-1992) "This shortage of civilian doctors forced my wife to cancel her nervous breakdown this year." Cartoon published in Nifty Gags-Cartoon magazine, November 6, 1944, page 12. Ink and watercolor on paper. 210x230 mm; 8 1/4x9 inches, on 10 1/4x11 1/2-inch sheet. Unsigned, but with artist's stamp on verso. Captioned in graphite in lower margin. Taped to window matte.
Jimmy Mack is best known as the creator of the long-running comic strip "Dotty Dripple" (1944-1974) and the World War II era military gag comic "Draftie" (1941-46).