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The Gumps is a comic strip about a middle-class family. It was created by Sidney Smith in 1917, launching a 42-year run in newspapers from February 12, 1917, until October 17, 1959. According to a 1937 issue of Life, The Gumps was inspired by Andy Wheat, a real-life person Smith met through his brother. "Born forty-seven years ago [i.e., in 1890] in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Andy Wheat acquired his unusual physiognomy as the result of an infection following the extraction of a tooth, which…Wikipedia
Sidney Smith The Gumps Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 6-20-26 (Chicago Tribune, 1926). Chester Gump goes on - | Heritage

sold for $1,320 in 2020

Sidney Smith The Gumps Sunday Comic Strip Original Art (Chicago Tribune, 1926). This is the first Sidney Smith - | Heritage

sold for $896 in 2011

A group of original comic strip artwork including The Gumps, Dick Tracy, and others | Bonhams

sold for $750 in 2021

Gus Edson The Gumps Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 5-11-41 (Chicago Tribune Syndicate, 1941).... | Heritage

sold for $660 in 2019

Sidney Smith The Gumps Daily Comic Strip Original Art (Chicago Tribune, c. mid-1920s).... | Heritage

sold for $598 in 2017

Sidney Smith The Gumps Daily Comic Strip New Year’s Theme Original Art dated 12-31-25 (Chicago Tribune Syndicate, ... | Heritage

sold for $576 in 2020

Sidney Smith Old Doc Yak Daily Comic Strip Original Art (Chicago Evening Journal, c. 1910).... | Heritage

sold for $504 in 2018

Sidney Smith - The Gumps Daily Comic Strip Original Art (Chicago Tribune, 1921). Andy Gump stars in all four - | Heritage

sold for $448 in 2007

"THE GUMPS" 1941 SUNDAY PAGE ORIGINAL ART BY GUS EDSON. | Hake’s

sold for $446 in 2017

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