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Cathy Guisewite

Cathy Guisewite is the creator of the Cathy comic strip, which ran in nearly 1,400 newspapers for 34 years. The strip earned Guisewite the National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award in 1992, an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for the TV special Cathy in 1987, and the high honor of having her work displayed on the fronts of refrigerators across the land. Cathy lives in California with her handsome and charming dog, Leo. Her new book of essays is “Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault” (April 2019).

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2019 - Cathy! The Celebrated Comic Strip Creator