Born: 1935 January 1 in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

Died: 1990 August 12 in San Francisco, California, United States

Notes: Kliban used the nickname "Hap" among his friends.

Additional biographical information in A Gallery of Rogues: Cartoonists' Self-Caricatures (1998) and in Splat #3 (Mad Dog Graphics, 1987 series) #3.

Sample Scan:


    B. Kliban Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Bernard Kliban Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Bernard Family name: Kliban


  1. Pratt Institute [Brooklyn] ? to ?

    Notes: Never graduated.

  2. Cooper Union School of Art [NYC] ? to ?

    Notes: never graduated


  1. B. Kliban
  2. B. Kliban [generic]


  1. 1980: Inkpot Award - [no name]

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: various best-selling cat books (book) - Role: writer
    Notes: Writer and Artist