Dana Fradon, 97 - New Yorker cartoonist
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2019-10-09 16:10:34 UTC
Dana Fradon, the last surviving New Yorker cartoonist of
Harold Ross’s era (he was the last cartoonist contracted
under Mr. Ross’s editorship), and one of The New Yorker‘s
most prolific cartoonists (he is in the top twenty of the
magazine’s artists who have contributed over a thousand
drawings), passed away October 3 in Woodstock, New York.
He was 97.
That Derek
2019-10-09 16:30:50 UTC
This funeral notice neglects to mention that he lives a widow, vi. DC and Marvel Comics artist RAMONA FRADON. Her's another notice.


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Dana Fradon – RIP
osted by D. D. Degg
October 8, 2019

Famed magazine cartoonist Dana Fradon has passed away.

Arthur Dana Fradon
April 14, 1922 – October 3, 2019

From the obituary:

Dana attended the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League of New York where he met and married Comic Illustrator, Ramona Fradon.

He wanted to pursue a career in political cartooning and landed his first contract with the New Yorker magazine in the late 1940’s. Dana went on to become one of the magazine’s top tier political cartoonists for 4 decades, being one of the all-time most reprinted cartoonists of his era. He also sold to the Saturday Evening Post, Playboy and other magazines. After retirement, he published a series of award winning Children’s Books with Dalton on medieval History with a character being named for Dana.