Milton Caniff Rank
About Milton Caniff
Milton Caniff was one of the best comic strips designers of his era. As a result of his impressive works, he earned a number of awards, including the Elzie Segar Award from the National Cartoonists Society in 1971.
He grew up in Hillsboro, Ohio. Caniff graduated from Stivers High School and Ohio State University.
“Terry and the Pirates”& Other Works
After graduating from school, the American cartoonist started to work with other cartoonists like Dudley Fisher. His career progression was curtailed at the onset of the Great Depression, which resulted in him being laid off from work. The young cartoonist then moved to New York City, where he was by the Associated Press. He would go on to design his first comic strip titled “Dickie Dare ''.
Caniff rose to fame shortly after he released the comic strip “Terry and the Pirates”. The comic strip came about when he accepted a job from the New York Daily News to design a strip for the Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate. The comic strip was launched in 1934 and ran for almost four decades. “Terry and the Pirates” earned Caniff an award from the National Cartoonists Society.
His other notable works are “Steve Canyon”, “The Gay Thirties”, “Male Call” and “Dragon Lady”.
Milton Caniff has been presented with other awards such as the Gold Key and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 1988, he was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.
Caniff was a co-founder of the National Cartoonists Society and also served as its president for some time.
His work has been an inspiration to many comic writers, especially Frank Robbins, Lee Elias and Bob Kane.
Milton Caniff Rank
F.A.Q. about Milton Caniff
When is his birthday?
Milton Caniff's birthday is on February 28, 1907.
In how many days is his birthday?
Milton's birthday is in 6 days
How old was Milton when he died?
He was 81 years old.
When did he die?
He died in April 3, 1988.
How old would he be today?
Milton Caniff would be 116 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Milton from?
He was born in Hillsboro, Ohio, U.S..