Happy Birthday, Crockett Johnson!

104 years ago, David Johnson Leisk was born in New York City.  For his pseudonym, he would later add his childhood nickname “Crockett” to his middle name… becoming “Crockett Johnson.”  Below is an ad for the second collection of the comic strip that made him famous: Barnaby (1942-1952). After this volume (published 1944), Johnson planned…