Howard Cruse (May 2, 1944 – November 26, 2019) was an American alternative cartoonist. He was known creating gay themes in his comics. He was the founding editor of Gay Comix in 1980. His graphic novel Stuck Rubber Baby became his best known work.
Cruse in 2014
|Born||May 2, 1944|
Springville, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||November 26, 2019 (aged 75)|
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Stuck Rubber Baby
|Awards||United Kingdom Comic Art Award,|
Prix de la critique (France), 2002
- Comics Buyer's Guide #1485; May 3, 2002; Page 29
- "Howard Cruse, Pioneering Comic Book Author, Dies at 75". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "Howard Cruse, Whose Cartoons Explored Gay Life, Dies at 75". The New York Times. December 4, 2019.
- Official website
- No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics - documentary film about five queer artists including Howard Cruse
- Reproduced correspondence with Dr. Seuss
- Interview with Howard Cruse