Knowledge Identifier: +Jules_Feiffer
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1929.
Countries: United States (65%), France (9%), United Kingdom (9%)
Linked to: McGraw Hill Financial, School of Visual Arts, The Walt Disney Company, Yale School of Drama
Spirit (comics) - Jules Feiffer, who began as an art assistant circa 1946 and later became the primary writer through the strip's end in 1952, recalled, "When I first worked for Will there was John Spranger, who was his penciler and a wonderful draftsman; better than Will
Initially influenced by UPA and William Steig, the strip debuted October 24, 1956, and 14 months later, Feiffer had a bestseller when McGraw-Hill collected the "Village Voice" strips as "Sick Sick Sick: A Guide to Non-Confident Living"
Beginning April 1959, "Feiffer" was distributed nationally by the Hall Syndicate, initially in "The Boston Globe", "Minneapolis Star Tribune", "Newark Star-Ledger" and "Long Island Press"
Bill Everett - Readers during this 1960s Silver Age of comic books became acquainted with his Golden Age and 1950s stories, which were reprinted first in the book "The Great Comic Book Heroes" by Jules Feiffer , and in the comic books "Fantasy Masterpieces", "Marvel Super-Heroes", and "Marvel Tales"
Maya Angelou - Also in 1968, inspired at a dinner party she attended with Baldwin, cartoonist Jules Feiffer, and his wife Judy, and challenged by Random House editor Robert Loomis, she wrote her first autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings", published in 1969, which brought her international recognition and acclaim
Marshall W. Mason - His first Broadway production was the 1976 play "Knock Knock" by Jules Feiffer, for which he received his first Tony nomination
In 1986, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his editorial cartooning in "The Village Voice"
The Village Voice - In addition to mainstay Jules Feiffer, whose cartoon ran for decades in the paper until its cancellation in 1996, well-known cartoonists featured in the paper have included R. Crumb, Matt Groening, Lynda Barry, Stan Mack, Mark Alan Stamaty, Ted Rall, Tom Tomorrow, Ward Sutton, Ruben Bolling and currently M. Wartella
Feiffer moved to Shelter Island, New York in 2017