Johnny Hart of "B.C." fame passes away

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007


Johnny Hart, author of comic strip B.C., and co-author of strip The Wizard of Id, died Saturday, April 7. Hart died at age 76, sitting at his storyboard where he suffered a stroke, according to his wife.

In 1958, Hart started B.C. which quickly became syndicated around the world with an estimated readership of 100 million. Hart started The Wizard of Id with Brant Parker in 1964.


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