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Learn More About Alf Hayes


Alfred Hayes worked as a cartoonist for over 30 years starting in 1922 when he served on the permanent staff of The Cape Argus. His work also appeared in The Cape Review, The Weekend News & Sunday Magazine, and The Forum. He was famous for his strip "Young Folk," which featured an old man, a child named Tonga, and a goat as characters and ran in The Cape Review. In addition to the cartoons signed "Alf", he drew cartoons for the Independent signed "Imp" from 1937 to 1938 and for The Sun signed "Hasie". Hayes died in 1981.