Jud Hurd

Jud Hurd (1913 – September 14, 2005)[1] was a syndicated newspaper cartoonist. His work included Ticker Toons and Health Capsules (syndicated by United Feature Syndicate), for which he was awarded the National Cartoonist Society Special Features Award for 1978.

Jud Hurd
DiedSeptember 14, 2005(2005-09-14) (aged 91–92)
Westport, Connecticut[1]
Notable works
Health Capsules
CollaboratorsDr. Michael Petti[1]
AwardsNational Cartoonist Society Special Features Award, 1978
Claudia Hurd
(m. 1947; his death 2005)

He was also the publisher & editor of the quarterly magazine Cartoonist Profiles for 36 years,][1] beginning with its premier issue in 1969 and ending with #146 in 2005.


  1. ^ a b c d e Astor, Dave. "Comic Creator and 'Cartoonist Profiles' Editor Jud Hurd Dies," Editor & Publisher (September 19, 2005). Archived at Political Cartoonists Index. Accessed Nov. 24, 2018.

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