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Schulz, Herriman inducted into Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame

Among the 2013 inductees to the Society of Illustrators’ Hall of Fame are Peanuts creator Charles Schulz and Krazy Kat creator George Herriman. Members of the Hall of Fame are artists “recognized for their distinguished achievement in the art of illustration.”

Other artists inducted include: Ted CoConis, Sandy Kossin, Murray Tinkelman and Arthur Rackham

Community Comments

#1 Gerry Mooney
May/10/2013
@ 8:40 am

I do hope you mean “inducted”, not “indicted”.

#2 Alan Gardner
May/10/2013
@ 8:43 am

Yes. Thanks for catching that.

#3 John Weber
May/10/2013
@ 8:46 am

You mean that they already weren’t? Geez, that’s…just…wow.

#4 Bron Smith
May/10/2013
@ 8:56 am

Sanford Kossin was one of my illustrator heroes as a kid, as was Ted Kokonis. I’m glad that these fine illustrators are getting the recognition that they deserve.

#5 Pete McDonnell
May/10/2013
@ 11:52 am

I didn’t know comic strip artists were being inducted into the Society. Illustration is kind of a different field than stripping.

#6 birdie Birdashaw
May/10/2013
@ 1:03 pm

What a great honor for two amazing cartoonists to be acknowledged for their illustrations as well!

#7 Dave Stephens
May/10/2013
@ 6:53 pm

Even though cartooning is presented, correctly, as a very different skill set than general illustration, I’m pretty sure cartooning is categorized as a form of illustration… There are SO many subsets and so many markets…

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