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Wizard of Id’s Brant Parker passes away at age 86

Brant Parker, co-creator of The Wizard of Id died yesterday at the age of 86 in Lynchburg Va. His death was preceded only by 8 days of Johnny Hart, the other creator of Wizard of Id. “Id” will be continued by his son, Jeff, who has been working on the feature since 1997.

Community Comments

#1 Charles Brubaker
@ 5:15 am

Dying just few days after Hart’s death.

There’s something moving about that.

#2 DT
@ 8:25 am

These two were giants. They had the two most consistently funny comic strips ever. They will be missed.

#3 Rich
@ 2:20 pm


#4 Danny Burleson
@ 2:09 am

Rest in peace, Brant, hopefully you’ve met up with Johnny in heaven and can talk about the good ‘ol days.

#5 The Daily Cartoonist | News and blog about comic strips, editorial cartoons, cartoons
@ 1:40 am

[…] co-creator of The Wizard of Id passed away at the drawing board at the age of 76. Two weeks later Brant Parker, the other co-creator of Wizard of Id, passed away as well. Johnny’s grandsons and daughters took over on B.C. and Brant’s son, Jeff, continues to […]

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