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Publication Date

Summer 2004


Mississippi Library Association


Vic Runtz’s spontaneous and charming feline character symbolizes the unique role of the editorial cartoonists who are the eagle-eyed observers, documenters, and reporters of current events. This unique perspective is one feature in particular that is so special about the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists (AAEC) Editorial Cartoon Collection housed in the McCain Library and Archives at the University of Southern Mississippi. The collection, part of the University Library’s special collections, consists of the original artwork of approximately 6,500 editorial cartoons from over 200 cartoonists who have been or still are members of the AAEC.



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