Tuesday, September 20, 2011

R.I.P Tom Wilson, Sr

The creator of the comic strip character Ziggy died last week following a long illness.

Tom Wilson created Ziggy back in the 60's while working for American Greeting cards and had the little guy published for the first time in 1969.

By 1971 Ziggy was syndicated to 15 newspapers daily growing to a more than 500 newspapers and Sunday editions.

His son Tom Wilson, JR has penned for Ziggy since 1987.

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