Most famous for his comic strip art, which has been popular since the Eisenhower/beatnik years. His cartoons in "The New Yorker", "Playboy" and "The Village Voice", among others, have inspired cartoonists from Garry Trudeau
to Berkeley Breathed
, and his first strip, "Sick...
Did You Know?
Back then I almost always began a play as an essay. I had in mind what I wanted to say, then created the characters and the situations to say it. I tried to make those characters as real as possible within their bizarre situations. In 'Knock, Knock', for the first time, I was tired of doing thesis plays...
Last syndicated cartoon strip, after 43 years as a weekly. [18 June 2000]