Jack Higgins (cartoonist)

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Jack Higgins
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Jack Higgins at his drawing board
Born (1954-08-19) August 19, 1954 (age 63)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nationality American
Notable work Editorial cartoons
Awards full list

Jack Higgins (born August 19, 1954) is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Early life and career[edit]

Higgins was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory School and the College of Holy Cross with a B.A. in Economics.

He began editorial cartooning for its student newspaper before he started freelancing for the Chicago Sun-Times. He became a full-time cartoonist for the paper in 1981. Higgins was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1986;[1] he won in 1989.

Higgins was for many years syndicated through Universal Press Syndicate. He ceased syndication in July 2007, opting to create more local cartoons for his paper.



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