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Kurt Mitchell – RIP

Chicago illustrator/cartoonist Kurt Mitchell has passed away.


Kurt Davis Mitchell
July 24, 1952 – July 1, 2020

From the obituary:

A freelance artist and writer, his work graced the pages of the Chicago Reader, Chicago Tribune, and Chicago Sun-Times among others. He also worked in video game development. In later years he self-published over a dozen comic books, graphic novels and short story anthologies. Among the better-known are Cannon Boy, Tao of the Stubbie Pencil, Scratched from Dreams, and a revised version of his children’s classic Poor Ralph.

From Kurt’s LinkedIn page:

Artist; illustrator; designer; concept creator; writer; comic book author and artist.

Freelance Illustrator working for clients such as: Carus Publishing, The Chicago Reader, The Catalyst, The Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, The ABA Press, The Museum of Science and Industry and many more…


Kurt’s Facebook is filled with pages from his sketchbooks.

The Kurt Mitchell Portfolio site has samples of Kurt’s comics, cartoons, and illustrations.

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