Artists of Sonoma

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Linus Maurer

Linus Maurer
artist, cartoonist

Linus Maurer is a cartoonist and artist who resides in Kenwood. He graduated from the Minneapolis School of Art in 1950, and created the cartoon strips Old HarriganAbracadabra and In the Beginning, and later Newshound for the Sonoma Index-Tribune. He was a friend of Charles Schulz, who named a character after him in the comic strip Peanuts.