Jules Feiffer

Cartoonist and Writer
2009Summer

Jules Feiffer is a renowned cartoonist, author, scriptwriter, and playwright. In 1986, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his political cartoons. In 1959, Feiffer’s cartoons became nationally syndicated and appeared regularly in a variety of publications including The Los Angeles Times, The London Observer, The New Yorker, Esquire, and The Nation. In addition to his cartoons, Feiffer has authored more than thirty books, plays, and screenplays. His first novel, Harry, the Rat With Women, was published in 1963, and his first graphic novel, Tantrum, was published in 1979. In addition to his Pulitzer Prize, Feiffer has received the George Polk Award, an Academy Award for his animated short film, Munro, the National Cartoonists Society’s Milton Canliff Lifetime Achievement Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Writers Guild of America, and an Obie Award and Outer Circle Critics Award for his plays, Little Murders and the White House Murder Case. Feiffer has also been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letter and inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame.

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