Jack (Jaxon) Jackson
(1941 - 2006)
Jack (Jaxon) Jackson was active/lived in Texas, California. Jack Jackson is known for underground comix illustration, cartoons.
Biography Jack (Jaxon) Jackson
Jaxon was the pen name of Jack Jackson (May 15, 1941-June 8, 2006), an American cartoonist. Many consider him the first underground comix artist. He co-founded the seminal Rip Off Press.
Jack Jackson was born in 1941 in Pandora, Texas. He majored in accounting at the University of Texas and was a staffer for its Texas Ranger humor magazine until he and others were fired over what he called "a petty censorship violation." Soon afterwards, he self-published the one-shot God Nose (1964), which is considered by many to be the first underground comic.
Jackson moved to San Francisco in 1966, where he became art director of the dance poster division of Family Dog. In 1969, he co-founded Rip Off Press, one of
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