Mike Peters

 10/9/1943 - Present 

Inducted 1999


Mike Peters is a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist for the Dayton Daily News as well as the author of the comic strip Mother Goose & Grimm. His work is syndicated in newspapers worldwide, and frequently appears in national publications. He appears regularly on television shows and is a popular lecturer. Mike Peters is the author of numerous books of his syndicated political cartoons as well as multiple volumes of collected comic strips. His popular Mother Goose & Grimm characters have been brought to television with a weekly Saturday morning animated series. Peters Postscripts aired on NBCs Nightly News in 1981, marking the first time animated editorial cartoons appeared regularly on a primetime network news program. He has also done a 14 part interview series, The World of Cartooning with Mike Peters, for PBS. What a hoot!