Picture this: Cartoonists visit St. Jude

Photography by Biomedical Communications, April 28, 2015

Members of the National Cartoonists Society (NCS) recently paid a visit to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where they drew on their talents to offer patient families a fun-filled afternoon. Originally created in 1946 to entertain U.S. troops, the NCS is the world’s largest and most prestigious organization of professional cartoonists. Today, the NCS membership roster includes more than 500 of the world’s major cartoonists, working in newspaper comic strips and panels, comic books, editorial cartoons, animation, gag cartoons, greeting cards, advertising, magazine and book illustration and more. Among the cartoonists who visited St. Jude were:

  • Rick Stromoski of “Soup to Nutz”
  • Steve McGarry of “Biographic” and “KidTown” and story artist on “The Minions”
  • Bill Morrison of “The Simpsons” and ”Futurama”
  • Lincoln Peirce of  “Big Nate”
  • Tom Richmond of MAD Magazine
  • Jeff Keane of “The Family Circus”
  • Stephan Pastis of “Pearls Before Swine”
  • Jimmy Johnson of “Arlo and Janis”

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