Bill Yates

Bill Yates

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Floyd Buford Yates (July 5, 1921, Samson, Alabama - March 26, 2001, Norwalk, Connecticut), better known as Bill Yates, was a cartoonist who drew gag cartoons and comic strips before assuming the position of comic strip editor for King Features Syndicate in 1978. Yates learned to cartoon by taking the W. L. Evans Correspondence Course, and his first sale was a five dollar first prize in The Open Road for Boys cartoon contest. He served as an aviator in the United States Navy during WWII, training fighter pilots in Corpus Christi, Texas, where he married Jessie Jean ("Skippy") Hardy. As a journalism student at the University of Texas, he edited the campus humor magazine, The Ranger.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134956430
  • 9786134956437