Ask a question about 'Eldon Dedini'
Start a new discussion about 'Eldon Dedini'
Answer questions from other users
was an American cartoonist whose work has appeared in Esquire
Esquire is a men's magazine, published in the U.S. by the Hearst Corporation. Founded in 1932, it flourished during the Great Depression under the guidance of founder and editor Arnold Gingrich.-History:...
, The New Yorker
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons and poetry published by Condé Nast...
, Playboy and elsewhere.
Fantagraphics Books is an American publisher of alternative comics, classic comic strip anthologies, magazines, graphic novels, and the adult-oriented Eros Comix imprint...
published a collection of his work, An Orgy of Playboy's Dedini
, ISBN 1-56097-727-2 in 2006. The book is bundled with a documentary "Dedini: A Life of Cartoons" by Anson Musselman. His work is raunchy and humorous, but never pornographic, and is liberally sprinkled with leering satyrs and wide-eyed, amply-endowed young nymphs.
While his hometown was Carmel, California and he was born in King City, California
King City is a city in Monterey County, California, United States. King City is located on the Salinas River southeast of Salinas, at an elevation of 335 feet . It lies along U.S. Route 101 in the Salinas Valley of the Central Coast of California. King City is a member of the Association of...
, the nearby town of Salinas, California
Salinas is the county seat and the largest municipality of Monterey County, California. Salinas is located east-southeast of the mouth of the Salinas River, at an elevation of about 52 feet above sea level. The population was 150,441 at the 2010 census...
, hosted an exhibition, Broccoli & Babes: The Cartoons and Posters of Eldon Dedini
, which ran from November 4, 2005 until January 20, 2006 at the Sasoontsi Gallery.
He received the National Cartoonists Society
The National Cartoonists Society is an organization of professional cartoonists in the United States. It presents the National Cartoonists Society Awards. The Society was born in 1946 when groups of cartoonists got together to entertain the troops...
's Gag Cartoon Award in 1958, 1961, 1964 and 1988.