Thomas (Tom) Wilson Sr
(1931 - 2011)
Thomas (Tom) Wilson, Sr. was active/lived in Ohio. Thomas Wilson Sr is known for greeting card designer, comic strip artist-"Ziggy".
Biography Thomas (Tom) Wilson, Sr.
Following is the obituary of the artist by Michael Cavna, The Washington Post, 9/19/2011
"It speaks volumes about Tom that Ziggy, a character he held very hear to his heart, has been a mainstay on the comics page for more than 40 years and continues to make new fans worldwide to this day," Hugh Andrews, president of Andrews McMeel Publishing, said in a statement.
Universal Press Syndicate (now Universal Uclick) launched "Ziggy" four decades ago as one of its very first comic features. According to the syndicate, the minimalist strip featuring the rounded, sweet but beleaguered title character is carried in more than 500 papers.
Ziggy was first published in a 1969 collection titled When You're Not
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