|Born||January 16, 1932|
|Notable works||Berry's World|
Jim Berry is an American comic strip artist.
Berry was born in Chicago on January 16, 1932 and attended Dartmouth College and Ohio Wesleyan University.
In 1961, Berry began working for the Newspaper Enterprise Association.
His most notable work may well be the syndicated editorial cartoon Berry's World, distributed six days a week for more than 40 years beginning in 1963. There was also a Sunday comic strip version of the strip, about which he stated "I enjoy working in color on the Sunday pages and having all that space in which to draw".
The National Headliner Award was presented to Berry in 1967. Berry won the National Cartoonists Society award for Best Special Feature in 1970 and 1972. He also produced the comic strip Benjy in 1974 and 1975.
He retired Jan. 1, 2003.
Professional History of Jim Berry is unknown.
- Comics Buyer's Guide #1650; February 2009; Page 107
- Jim Berry Cartoons 1965-1968 http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/b/berry_j.htm
- Jim Berry
- NCS Awards http://www.reuben.org/ncs/archive/divisions/others2.asp
- Strickler, Dave. Syndicated Comic Strips and Artists, 1924-1995: The Complete Index. Cambria, CA: Comics Access, 1995. ISBN 0-9700077-0-1.
- No trivia.
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