Jim Davis (Cartoonist)
Jim Davis buildup - like its Comicfigur Jon Arbuckle - on a small farm with its father, James, its brother Dave and its 25 cats, who were in the Obhut its nut/mother Betty. Its parents were cattle breeders.
Due to an asthma illness Jim was often forced to remain in the house and so the young Jim spent its time with drawing. Although it had only little, many of its designs developed a pin, a paper and a imaginative power to genuine “Lachern”.
Starting from 1964 Jim visited the ball State University in Muncie, at which he perfected more his graphic abilities than its notes and Carolyn learned its future wife to know.
After the college Davis worked 2 years long at a local advertising agency.
1969 became Jim assistant with Comiczeichner Tom K. Ryan, the inventor of the “Tumbleweeds “. Additionally to its indication career Jim could also carry out its plans as free advertising technicians , ad writers, radio talent and campaign leader in the policy.
First it invented the Comicfigur Gnorm Gnat - a beetle -, which regularly in the “oscillating clay/tone of Time” was published. After five years it oriented itself over, and so Garfield developed - Jim Davis designated the Comic Kater after its grandfather James Garfield Davis. The all first Garfield - Comicstrip became to 19. June 1978 in 41 newspapers publishes.
1981 created Davis the enterprise “Paws”, which is awake over Garfield `s world. Each again developed Garfield - article is examined by “Paws” and certified, what guarantees high quality and detail love.
1982 were born Davis son James Alexander.
1981 and 1986 are appointed Jim Davis of „national the Cartoonists Society “(NCS) the best Comic Humoristen of the yearly, 1985 get it the Elzie Segar price for unusual contributions to the Cartoonindustrie and 1990 lend the NCS Davis the Reuben price for the best Comicstrip of the yearly. In addition Davis received , in each case 4 Emmys lent by the Academy OF Television kind and Sciences for its animated works „Garfield on the Town “(1983), „Garfield into the Rough “(1984), „Garfield's Halloween Adventure “(1985) and „Garfield's Babes & Bullets “(1989). In addition 13 consequences of special productions CBS were manufactured, which were radiated all to the best transmitting time and all together for the Emmy were nominated. Until today 33 of its Comic books appeared on the New York Time best-seller list.
Until today and draws Jim Davis for American daily papers writes (and appears z.Zt. in 2570 newspapers also over 263 million readers world-wide), his on-line side, and it publishes occasionally a new Comicsammelband. Its newest work is the book to the motion picture film „Garfield “, which appeared in the summer 2004. Garfield was translated meanwhile into 27 languages, among them Spanish, Italian, French, Chinese, Russian and German.
Ironically there is no room tiger in the family Davis, since wife is allergisch Carolyn against cats.
- Garfield (2004)
- Garfield GET A would run (1991) (TV & Comicstrip)
- Garfield's Feline Fantasies (1990) (TV)
- Garfield's Thanksgiving (1989) (TV & Comicstrip)
- Garfield's Babes and Bullets (1989) (TV)
- Garfield: His 9 live ones (1988) (TV & Comicstrip)
- “Garfield and Friends” (1988) TV series
- of Garfield Christmas, A (1987) (TV & Comicstrip)
- Garfield into Paradise (1986) (TV & Comicstrip)
- Garfield into the Rough (1984) (TV)
- Garfield on the Town (1983) (TV & Comicstrip)
- Here Comes Garfield (1982) (TV & Comicstrip)
- Nine live one OF Fritz the Cat, The (1974) (animations)
- Fritz the Cat (1972) (layout-Artist of kind oflayout)
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Comiczeichner and inventor of Garfield|
|DATE OF BIRTH||14. July 1945|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Marion, Indiana, the USA|