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Etta Hulme (born December 22, 1923, in Somerville, Texas) is an American editorial cartoonist. Her syndicated cartoons have appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram since 1972.

Hulme attended the University of Texas at Austin, earning a degree in Fine Art. She then went to work at a Disney animation studio in California, where she worked for two years. She then returned to Texas where she created commercial art in Dallas and Midland and taught at a San Antonio art school. She later moved to Chicago, Illinois to draw the Red Rabbit comic books.

She moved back to Texas in the 1950s to freelance as a editorial cartoonist for the Texas Observer. In 1972, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram hired her as a full-time editorial cartoonist.

She was the first woman to win the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award in 1981, and she won it again in 1998. She was President of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists in 1987.

In 1995, she appeared in the documentary Political Cartoons in the 1990s. A collection of her cartoons, Ettatorials, The Best of Etta Hulme was published in 1998 by Pelican Publishing Company. Her cartoons have also appeared in many editions of “Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year,” also by Pelican. In 2004, the documentary Trailblazer: The Editorial Cartoons of Etta Hulme was screened at the annual AAEC convention, where it received a standing ovation.

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