Lemont Brown was created by Darrin Bell in 1993 as a comic strip in UC Berkeley’s Daily Californian.
Ten years later, on October 19, 2003, the character began his national syndication as the star of Candorville.
above: the first Candorville comic strip as reprinted in Thank God for Culture Clash.
below: the first three dailies (October 20-22, 2003) also from Thank God for Culture Clash.
Congratulations to Darrin on twenty years of Candorville!