Shoe, one of the most popular comic strips in history, chronicles the daily lives of a group of newspaper employees, all of whom are portrayed by a cast of flighty birds with all-too-human personalities.
Meet the Creators
A cartoonist and painter living in Richmond, Va., Gary Brookins began working with Jeff MacNelly and Chris Cassatt on Shoe in 1999, originally drawing the dailies while Jeff continued providing the art for the Sunday strip. Following Jeff’s passing in 2000, Gary went into full art production mode for both the dailies and the Sunday […]Read More
“On my planet, EVERYBODY has long curly red hair and skinny legs. Even the guys. That’s what first attracted me to Jeff. He didn’t have either.” Susie met Jeff MacNelly, the Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist, in 1989 on a blind date at a bar in Washington, D.C. Jeff was poised at the back door ready […]Read More