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The 1989 Festival of Cartoon Art is sponsored by The Ohio State University Libraries, Friends of the Libraries, the College of the Arts, and the School of Journalism. These events are funded in part by a grant from the Ohio Arts Council.

The Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon provided a grant for the publication of the Festival exhibition catalogue and for the exhibition Women Practitioners of "The Ungentlemanly Art."

King Features Syndicate, Inc. is the underwriter of Great American Comics: 100 Years of Cartoon Art for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. Sullivan Graphics provided the materials which depict the production of color comics.


  • Will Esiner
  • Edward J. Kane
  • Toni Mendez
  • Ohio Art
  • Frank Pauer
  • The Family of Philip Sills
  • Jeff Stahler
  • Mort Walker
  • Paul E. Watkins
  • Richard Samuel West

Corporate Sponsors

  • Character Builders
  • Columbus Dispatch
  • Universal Press Syndicate
  • United Media
  • Victor Herbert Foundation