Jules Feiffer Biography

Jules Feiffer, one of American's most influential editorial cartoonists, is also a playwright, novelist,screenwriter and author of children's books. Feiffer’s Pulitzer-winning comic strip has been influencing and entertaining readers for decades, weaving the social, political, and personal into a perceptive, challenging, often hilarious mix.
His sensibility permeates a wide range of creative work: from his Obie Award-winning play Little Murders (a prophetic vision of random urban violence), to his screenplay for Carnal Knowledge, to his Oscar-winning anti-military short subject animation, Munro. Feiffer’s cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, Playboy, and The Nation.
He was commissioned by The New York Times to create its first op-ed page comic strip which ran monthly until 2000,