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"A Twisted Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste"

Self-described “sit-down comic” Leigh Rubin drew his way into the cartooning business by launching a greeting card company in the 1970s and reached the masses through his syndicated mainstay Rubes — which factors into 400-plus media outlets, not to mention calendars, books and coffee mugs. Reminiscent of Gary Larson’s The Far Side, Rubin’s offbeat, single-panel comics often endow animals with human characteristics as a means to satirize everyday life. Central Library welcomes the native New Yorker for a talk about “the creative and technical aspects of cartooning.”

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