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Bil Keane
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Artist
    (October 5, 1922-November 8, 2011)
    Created the comic panel 'Family Circus'
    His cartoon almost entirely consists of children saying something corny.
    Due to its saccharine tone and religious themes, his strip is popular with the 'PAX ' crowd.
    He sent a cease-and-desist letter to a web site that posted his cartoons with dirty captions.
    His strip was originally called 'Family Circle,' but it was changed since it was the same name as the magazine.
    Simply 'to be different,' he dropped an 'l' from 'Bill.'
    He named the 'Family Circus' dog Barfy.
    He served in World War II.
    He became a cartoonist despite not taking any art courses.
    'Family Circus' is one of the most widely syndicated comic panels.
    He won the Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year (1982).
    His children seem not to be embarrassed about being the models for his 'Family Circus' characters.
    One of his sons is an animator who created several characters for Disney movies.

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    In 2012, Out of 53 Votes: 35.85% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 120 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 76 Votes: 59.21% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 37 Votes: 45.95% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 46 Votes: 32.61% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 90 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 108 Votes: 42.59% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 210 Votes: 45.24% Annoying
 
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