Lineup set for Columbus cartoon and comic strip festival
COLUMBUS, OHIO » The first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning is among the participants in an annual cartoon and comic strip festival in Ohio’s capital city.
Cartoon Crossroads Columbus runs Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 at various locations throughout the city. It features creators of comic strips, political cartoons and graphic novels among others.
Cartoonist Signe (SIG’nee) Wilkinson won the editorial cartooning Pulitzer Prize in 1982. She also created the syndicated strip Family Tree.
Columbus has a growing reputation as a hub for cartoonists. The
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum at Ohio State has the world’s largest collection of cartoons and comic strips.