Brian Crane

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Brian Crane is an American cartoonist who created Pickles, a comic strip featuring a retired couple, Earl and Opal Pickles.

Crane is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and sometimes draws LDS temples or periodicals as background props in the Pickles comic strip.[1] Crane lives in Sparks, Nevada.

Crane received a bachelor's degree from BYU in 1973.


He received the National Cartoonists Society Newspaper Comic Strip Award for 2001[2] for his work on the strip, and the Reuben Award in 2012.


  1. ^ Shill, Aaron (2008-03-11). "LDS cartoonist enjoys life with "Pickles"". Mormon Times. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  2. ^ National Cartoonists Society Newspaper Comic Strip Awards

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