Alex Graham (cartoonist)

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Alexander S. Graham (Patrick, Glasgow, 2 March 1917 – 4 December 1991[1]) was a British cartoonist who created the comic strip, Fred Basset.

Biography[edit]

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.[2] It has since been syndicated around the world.[2]

Fred was published in the UK newspaper Daily Mail and more recently The Mail On Sunday from 1963 to the present.[3]

Alex Graham died on 3 December 1991 (aged 78).

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/graham_alex.htm
  2. ^ a b Maria Esposito. "Fred Basset is back". C21 Media. Retrieved 2007-03-27. 
  3. ^ "Fred Basset". Toonhound. Retrieved 2007-03-11.