Alex Graham (cartoonist)
He was educated at the Dumfries Academy.
Graham's best known creation, Fred Basset, is a comic strip about a male basset hound. The cartoon was published first in the Daily Mail on 8 July 1963. It has since been syndicated around the world.
Alex Graham died on 3 December 1991 (aged 78)
- "What Do You Say to an Alien?". New York Times. February 11, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-12. "The first words of a conversation initiated by aliens were immortalized in a 1953 New Yorker cartoon by Alex Graham: 'Take me to your leader.'"
- Maria Esposito. "Fred Basset is back". C21 Media. Retrieved 2007-03-27.
- "Fred Basset". Toonhound. Retrieved 2007-03-11.
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