|The 25th Alaska State Legislature, 2007 - 2008|
Tundra Creator Honored as Alaska's Cartoon Laureate
Posted: August 27, 2008
(Wasilla) - Chad Carpenter, the creator of the popular comic series Tundra will be recognized this Friday as Alaska's Cartoon Laureate at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. Tundra was first introduced in 1991 as a local comic strip, and is now a syndicated series seen in more than ; newspapers and publications nationwide.
His ability to export Alaska grown is a true example of what you can do when you put your mind to it.
Representative Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, will present Carpenter with a legislative citation honoring him as Alaska's Cartoon Laureate for 2008, at the Tundra Booth, number D-9 on the Red Trail near the Colony Theater at the Palmer State Fair. The brief presentation will take place at 1:30 in the afternoon, Friday, August 29.
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