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Patrick McDonnell has a long and distinguished career in illustration. He coauthored Krazy Kat: The Art of George Herriman and was honored with the Reuben for Cartoonist of the Year in 1999. Mutts characters are featured on special New Jersey license plates to raise funds for low-cost spaying and neutering. In the eight months since it launched, the official Mutts Web site at www.muttscomics.com has had over 16 million hits and over one million visitors. Beginning December 3, 2003, and running through January 2, 2004, Patrick will have a one-man show centered on Mutts at the Museum of Illustration in New York City. He resides in New Jersey with his wife, the real-life Earl, and MeeMow the cat.
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