Guy Berkeley "Berke" Breathed (/ˈbrɛðɨd/ BRETH-əd; born June 21, 1957) is an American cartoonist, children's book author/illustrator, director and screenwriter, best known for Bloom County, a 1980s cartoon-comic strip that dealt with sociopolitical issues as understood by fanciful characters (e.g., Bill the Cat and Opus the Penguin) and through humorous analogies. Bloom County earned Breathed the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in 1987.
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“And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”
—Bible: Hebrew Genesis 2:7.
“Truth is the cry of all, but the game of few.”
—George Berkeley (16851753)