Rubes creator, Leigh Rubin, to speak at Central Library on Thursday
Cartoonist Leigh Rubin, creator of Rubes Cartoons, will speak at the Central Library Auditorium on Thursday, February 5 at 7:00pm.
Leigh will talk about his artistry, his humor and his life in the cartoon industry. There will be a book sale and signing following the discussion.
Here are a couple of his popular cartoons:
From his website:
Leigh began his cartooning career in 1978 by establishing his own greeting card company, Rubes Publications. His first cartoon collection, the popular Notable Quotes musical cartoons, was published in 1981.
In 2009 Leigh celebrated the 25th anniversary of Rubes® with the publication of The Wild and Twisted World of Rubes, a “best of” collection which contains 240 of his personal favorites out of over 9,500 cartoons.
Originally self-syndicated, Rubes is now distributed by Creators Syndicate to more than 400 media outlets worldwide. Rubes appears in major daily metropolitan papers, such as the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, the Toronto Sun, The Washington Times, the Sacramento Bee, The Orange County Register, the Los Angeles Daily News.
Leigh also enjoys a busy schedule giving thought-provoking and entertaining cartoon presentations at conferences, as well as professional organizations all around the country.