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Johannes Leak Continues a Cartooning Tradition

In the tradition of George Cruikshank, Cal Alley, John Dirks, Barbara Brandon, and many others, Johannes Leak is following in the footsteps of his father Bill Leak.

The void left at The Australian by cartoonist Bill Leak – who passed away in 2017, aged 61 – will be filled by his son, Johannes.

“If anyone could teach cartooning it would be Bill Leak, whose virtuosity graced this newspaper until his death in 2017,” an article in The Australian said today. “And ­ascending the cartoon world’s throne today is Bill’s son ­Johannes, who absorbed his father’s love of cartooning from infancy.”

Since The Australian has a paywall…

I’m linking to the Mumbrella story.


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