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Jim Palmer

 (born 1936)
Jim Palmer is active/lives in Texas, Alabama.  Jim Palmer is known for Editorial cartoons.

Biography   Jim Palmer

Jim Palmer was born in 1936 in the East Texas town of Hawkins. He worked for several years as a banker in Dallas, Texas, before beginning a career in editorial cartooning which lasted for over 40 years.

He studied at the Dallas Art Institute from 1955 to 1956 but didn't become interested in cartooning until he later visited two of the most accomplished editorial and sports cartoonists in Texas: Herc Ficklen and Bill McClanahan.  He quickly became interested in their work and often visited them at the Dallas Morning News.  They were confident in Palmer's artistic capabilities and encouraged him to pursue a career in editorial cartooning.

In 1968, with the help of Ficklen and McClanahan, Palmer landed a job in M   ...  Displaying 750 of 1510 characters.

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