Roadkill Bill

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Roadkill Bill is a comic created by Ken Avidor. The cartoon has an anti-car theme and frequently advocates the theories of Ivan Illich.[1]

The main character, Roadkill Bill, is a squirrel with distinctive tire tracks across his torso and tail.

The cartoon ran weekly for nearly four years in the Twin Cities alternative newspaper, Pulse of the Twin Cities from 1999 until December 2003,[2] and has been published in book form by Carbusters Magazine,[3][4] proponent of the car-free movement.

Roadkill Bill was listed on Funny Times's list "A Few of Our Favorite Things" / "Writer, Cartoonist and Contributor Links".[5]



  1. ^ Utne, Leif (July/August 2005). "Reclaiming the Road - Meet the Midwest's cartooning bike activists". Utne Reader.
  2. ^ Robert Steuteville (June 1, 2004), "Roadkill Bill: squirrel with a message", Public Square, Congress for the New Urbanism
  3. ^ "Car Busters Press". Carbusters Magazine. Archived from the original on 2005-01-16.
  4. ^ Avidor, Ken (2001). Roadkill Bill (Paperback). Car Busters; Comic edition. ISBN 978-80-238-7704-5.
  5. ^ "Funny Times". Archived from the original on February 6, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-04.