Walt Kelly

Walt  Kelly
Inducted into both the National Cartoon Museum and the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame, American animator and cartoonist Walter Crawford Kelly, Jr., (1913-74) is best known for his comic strip Pogo. Recounting the adventures of a possum and other animal characters in Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp, the comic was syndicated to newspapers for 26 years. Kelly's career in animation began in 1936 at Walt Disney Studios, and his work can be seen in Pinocchio, Fantasia, and Dumbo.