The top 25 cartoonists in sales for 1950 were

 The following statistics are the result of a recent survey of 242 issues of the nine magazines published in 1950 which were the major cartoon markets. Of the 3000 cartoons printed, 1282 were used by the Post, 635 by Collier's, 122 by Argosy, 115 by Cosmopolitan, 151 by True, 115 by The American Legion Magazine, 149 by The American, 93 by Ladies’ Home Journal, and 280 plus 52 spreads by This Week Magazine. The survey does not include such features as Ted Key’s “Hazel.”

The top 25 cartoonists in sales for 1950 were: Don Tobin, with 93 sales, Mort Walker with 87, Ted Key with 81, Chon Day with 78, Tom Henderson with 68; tying for 6th place were Clyde Lamb, George Wolfe, Lew Follette and the Berenstains, with 59 sales each; 7th place, Ray Helle with 58; tied for 8th place, Hank Ketcham and Stan Hunt with 57 sales; then Irwin Caplan with 55, Bill King with 54; 11th place, a three-way tie, with Virgil Partch, Syverson and Walter Goldstein selling 53 gags each; Reamer Keller with 46 okays, Martha Blanchard with 44; 14th place was another three-way tie, with George Smith, Gardner Rea and Kate Osann selling 42 each; Mel Lazarus with 41, Dick Cavalli with 38, Ned Hilton with 34; 18th place was a four-way tie with Jeff Keate, Ben Roth, Salo Roth and Larry Harris selling 33 to the major markets; 19th place was held by Al Kaufman and Charles Pearson with 31 okays; Mary Gibson with 29 sales, Gus Lundberg with 28, Al Ross with 27, Herb Williams with 24, John Dempsey with 23, and Corka with 22 okays.