Born: 1909 September 28 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Died: 1979 November 5 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.


Name:

    Al Capp Type: Pen Name

Other Names:

  1. Alfred Gerald Caplin Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Alfred Gerald Family name: Caplin

Schools:

  1. School of the Museum of Fine Arts [Tufts, Boston] 1932 ? to ?


Signatures:

  1. A. G. Caplin [generic]
  2. Al Capp [generic]
  3. Al Capp

Awards:

  1. 1947: Billy DeBeck Memorial Award Cartoonist of the Year
  2. 1978: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  3. 1979: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Elzie Segar Award
  4. 2002: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices
  5. 2004: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices

Art Influences:

Influences by Al Capp (b. 1909) were stated by:
  1. Creig Flessel (b. 1912)
  2. John Kent (b. 1937)
  3. Mark Martin (b. 1956)
  4. Joe Staton (b. 1948)

Memberships:

  1. National Cartoonist Society Type: member


Relations:

  1. Sibling - Elliot Caplin (b. 1913)
  2. Spouse - Catherine Capp Halberstadt (b. 1909)
    Notes: Catherine married Al Capp in 1932.