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September 6, 2007

Phil Frank Retires After 32 Years

imageHere's an end-of-an-era story that has kind of fallen under the radar: Phil Frank, the veteran cartoonist best known for the long-running strip Farley, will retire this week after 32 years as a professional cartoonist. Farley has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle since 1985, after ten years as a nationally syndicated feature, and is easily the most prominent -- if not at this point the only -- daily comic strip exclusive running in a single publication.

You can go here to see the latest, and here to explore the strip if you're not familiar with it. If you are familiar with it, and enjoyed it as many have, I hope you'll consider taking a second and .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) congratulating him on the conclusion of a long and fruitful run.
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