Al Capp

Alfred Gerald Caplin (September 28, 1909 – November 5, 1979), better known as Al Capp, was an American cartoonist and humorist best known for the satirical comic strip Li'l Abner. He also wrote the comic strips Abbie an' Slats and Long Sam. He won the National Cartoonists Society's Reuben Award in 1947 for Cartoonist of the Year, and their 1979 Elzie Segar Award (posthumously) for his "unique and outstanding contribution to the profession of cartooning."

Read more about Al Capp:  Early Life, Li'l Abner, Parodies, Toppers and Alternate Strips, Critical Recognition, The 1940s and 1950s, Feud With Ham Fisher, Personality, Production Methods, Public Figure, The 1960s and 1970s, Legacy, Further Reading

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    A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
    —Al Capp (1909–1979)