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Jules Feiffer (1958)
Jules Feiffer (1958)

Jules Feiffer (born January 26, 1929) is an American syndicated comic-strip cartoonist and author. In 1986 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his editorial cartooning in The Village Voice, and in 2004 was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2776x2171, 525 KB) (Note: high resolution version was not linked from LoC description page, but found at http://memory. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2776x2171, 525 KB) (Note: high resolution version was not linked from LoC description page, but found at http://memory. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The gold medal awarded for Public Service in Journalism The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical compositions. ... The Village Voice is a weekly newspaper in New York City featuring investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts reviews and events listings for New York City. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award is given for creative achievement in comic books. ...


Feiffer was born in the Bronx borough of New York. Feiffer served as an assistant for Will Eisner in the 1940s, learning to tell stories with words and pictures while working on Eisner's acclaimed The Spirit comic strip. Feiffer also wrote the stage play Little Murders, the screenplay for Mike Nichols' 1971 film Carnal Knowledge, illustrated the children's book classic The Phantom Tollbooth, and won an Oscar in 1961 for his short animation Munro. In addition, Feiffer has written the screenplay for Robert Altman's Popeye film, a movie version of Little Murders, and the screenplay for Alain Resnais' film I Want To Go Home. The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width {{{WidthUS}}} miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... William Erwin Eisner (March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005) was an acclaimed American comics writer, artist and entrepreneur. ... The Spirit (real name Denny Colt) is a fictional American masked crime-fighter, created by Will Eisner in 1940, who starred in a Sunday-newspaper comic-book insert. ... Little Murders is a 1971 black comedy film starring Elliott Gould and Marcia Rodd about a girl (Rodd) who brings home her boyfriend (Gould) to meet her parents amidst a series of random shootings, garbage strikes and electrical outages ravaging the neighborhood and the familys severe dysfunction. ... Mike Nichols (born Michael Igor Peschkowsky) is an Academy Award winning movie director of films such as The Graduate and Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. He was born on November 6, 1931 in Berlin, to a Jewish Russian family. ... DVD cover Carnal Knowledge is a 1971 American drama film. ... The Phantom Tollbooth (1961, Knopf) is a childrens book and a modern fairy tale full of wordplay. ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with a stylized perspective. ... Popeye is a 1980 live-action film directed by Robert Altman, based on the comic strip and cartoon character Popeye the Sailor. ... Alain Resnais (born June 3, 1922 in Vannes, France) is a French film director, and a key founder of the french new wave or nouvelle vague film movement. ...


Feiffer's cartoons ran for 42 years in the The Village Voice and have been collected into 19 books. They have also appeared in The Los Angeles Times,The New Yorker, Esquire, Playboy, and The Nation. He was commissioned in 1997 by The New York Times to create its first op-ed page comic strip which ran monthly until 2000. Feiffer has most recently written several award-winning children's books including The Man in the Ceiling and A Barrel of Laughs, A Vale of Tears. The Village Voice is a weekly newspaper in New York City featuring investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts reviews and events listings for New York City. ... The Los Angeles Times (also L.A. Times) is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California and distributed throughout the Western United States. ... The New Yorker is an American magazine that publishes reportage, criticism, essays, cartoons, poetry, and fiction. ... Cover of an issue of Esquire magazine. ... Playboy is an American adult entertainment magazine, founded in 1953 by Hugh Hefner and his associates, which has grown into Playboy Enterprises, Inc. ... The Nation logo The Nation is a weekly left-liberal periodical devoted to politics and culture. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The New York Times is a newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...


Feiffer is an adjunct professor at Southampton College. Previously he taught at the Yale School of Drama and Northwestern University. He has been a Senior Fellow at the Columbia University National Arts Journalism Program. Feiffer is a member of the Dramatists Guild Council and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He received the National Cartoonist Society Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004 and the Creativity Foundation's 2006 Laureate. He will be in residence at the Arizona State University Barrett Honors College from November 27 to December 2, 2006. The Southampton College of Long Island University is a small liberal arts college located in Southampton, New York, founded in 1963. ... Yale School of Drama traces its roots to the Yale Dramatic Association, the second oldest college theatre association in the country, founded in 1900. ... Northwestern University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian research university, located in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, U.S.. Northwesterns main campus is a 240-acre (970,000 m²) parcel in Evanston, along the shore of Lake Michigan. ... Columbia University is a private university whose main campus lies in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... The Dramatists Guild of America is a professional organization for playwrights, composers, and lyricists working in the U.S. theatre market. ... American Academy of Arts and Letters is an organization whose goal is to foster, assist, and sustain an interest in American literature, music, and art. ... The National Cartoonists Society is an organization of professional cartoonists created in 1946. ...


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Jules Feiffer (1452 words)
Feiffer's simple drawings penetrated modern life, politics and the strange habits of people and attracted attention in newspapers and albums all over the world.
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Feiffer's forms are, perhaps, caricatures, or else just exuberant, expressionist: his dancers contort and curve; the artist's pen and brush follow suit.
Jules Feiffer was born in the Bronx on January 26, 1929, and attended Pratt Institute (1947-1951).
Jules Feiffer was drafted into the U.S. Signal Corps in 1951, during the Korean War.
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