Cartoonist, Even Cazco Gets the Blues, Winged Tiger Comics and Stories
In 1977 Phil Yeh wrote, illustrated, and published one of the first modern American graphic novels, Even Cazco Gets the Blues. He was one of the first publishers of graphic novels to push for acceptance of this art form in general bookstores and libraries.
In 1985, Yeh formed Cartoonists Across America & The World to promote literacy, the arts, and creativity using humor and comics. To date they have painted 2000 murals in 49 states and 18 countries. Yeh has written over 90 books and comics.
He was given the Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award by Comic-Con in 1989 and in 2009 received an Inkpot Award.
Phil is continuing to do speaking events and mural events for literacy around the world. More info: www.wingedtiger.com