Jack Higgins (cartoonist)

Jack Higgins (born August 19, 1954) is an American editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Jack Higgins
Born
John Joseph Higgins

(1954-08-19) August 19, 1954 (age 68)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationCartoonist
Notable workEditorial cartoons
SpouseMissy Higgins
Children6
Parents
  • Maurice Higgins (father)
  • Helen Higgins (mother)
Awardsfull list

Early life and careerEdit

Higgins was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory School and the College of Holy Cross with a B.A. in Economics.

He began editorial cartooning for its student newspaper before he started freelancing for the Chicago Sun-Times. He became a full-time cartoonist for the paper in 1981. Higgins was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1986;[1] he won in 1989.

Higgins was for many years syndicated through Universal Press Syndicate. He ceased syndication in July 2007, opting to create more local cartoons for his paper.

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ , The Pulitzer Prizes – 1986 Winners and Finalists
  2. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  3. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  4. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  5. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  6. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  7. ^ , The Pulitzer Prizes – 1989 Winners and Finalists
  8. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  9. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  10. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  11. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  12. ^ , 1998 Sigma Delta Chi Award Winners Archived 2009-10-15 at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  14. ^ Higgins, Jack. "Awards". My Kind of Toon. Jack Higgins. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  15. ^ "College of the Holy Cross – 2004 Sanctae Crucis Awards". Archived from the original on 2008-08-30. Retrieved 2008-12-24.

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