Saturday, November 19th, 2011 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, Tokyo Buffet, 7217 Greenback Ln, Citrus Heights, CA. DETAILS
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Speaker: Leigh Rubin, creator of globally syndicated cartoon “Rubes” and author of The Wild and Twisted World of Rubes
Leigh began his cartooning career in 1978 by establishing his own greeting card company, Rubes Publications. His first cartoon collection, the popular Notable Quotes musical cartoons, was published in 1981. In 2009, Leigh celebrated the 25th anniversary of “Rubes¨ with the publication of The Wild and Twisted World of Rubes, a “best of” collection which contains 240 of his personal favorites out of over 9,500 cartoons.
Originally self-syndicated, Rubes is now distributed by Creators Syndicate to more than 400 newspapers worldwide. Rubes appears in major daily metropolitan papers such as the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, the Toronto Sun, The Washington Times, the Sacramento Bee, The Orange County Register, and the Los Angeles Daily News.
Monthly luncheon is open to the public. Cost is $12 for members, $14 for nonmembers.