July Birthday of the Month: Jim Davis (1945)

Jim Davis is the creator of the comic cat Garfield. It first appeared in syndication in 1978. You can read more about his career here. I always loved Garfield for his sarcasm, laziness, and fear of spiders. If you are not familiar with Garfield, a quick Internet search will turn up many comics from the past three decades of Davis' work.

Here's an example of textbook Garfield: