Don Addis

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Don Addis
Born Donald G. Addis
(1935-09-13)September 13, 1935
Hollywood, California
Died November 29, 2009(2009-11-29) (aged 74)
Nationality American
Area(s) Cartoonist
Notable works
Bent Offerings
Awards National Cartoonist Society Newspaper Panel Cartoon Award, 1993[1]
Ignatz Award (OrlandoCon)

Donald G. Addis (September 13, 1935[2] – November 29, 2009) was an American comic strip artist.

He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Florida, where he was in charge of the production lab for the student newspaper, The Alligator (later The Independent Florida Alligator). His work includes a self-published collection of his work at the U of F, and the comic strips:

  • Briny Deep (1980)
  • The Great John L. (1982–1984)
  • Babyman (1985)
  • Bent Offerings (1988–2004)

Addis received the National Cartoonist Society Newspaper Panel Cartoon Award for 1992 for his work on Bent Offerings.

He retired as an editorial cartoonist and columnist with the St. Petersburg Times Publishing Company in 2004, where he had worked since 1964.[3]

Addis died of lung cancer at the age of 74 on November 29, 2009.[4][5]


Sources consulted[edit]

  • Strickler, Dave. Syndicated Comic Strips and Artists, 1924-1995: The Complete Index. Cambria, CA: Comics Access, 1995. ISBN 0-9700077-0-1.


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