About Leigh Rubin

Leigh reading to Buttercup
Leigh reading to Buttercup

Leigh Rubin is an accomplished author and cartoonist. He has written 20 books. 2019 marks the 35th anniversary of Leigh's internationally syndicated cartoon, RubesĀ®, which is now, distributed by Creators Syndicate to hundreds newspapers and media outlets worldwide.

His work has been featured in film, television and advertising. Leigh also enjoys a busy schedule giving thought-provoking and entertaining presentations on art and creativity at conferences, as well as professional organizations all around the country.

In 2018 Leigh began his tenure at Rochester Institute of Technology as the college's first Cartoonist-in Residence.

In addition, on November 7th, 2018 Leigh and his co-producer Ryan Johnson premiered the pilot episode of their new TV show "Drawing Inspiration" at a special East Coast showing at RIT.

Leigh also enjoys a busy schedule giving thought-provoking and entertaining cartoon presentations at conferences, as well as professional organizations all around the country.

Rubes® also has been featured in advertising, on television and the big screen. For more information, see our news page or sign up for our newsletter. To purchase any of Rubes® cartoon collections such as The Big Book of Moo or Rubes® Zoo in a Box daily desk calendars or wall calendars please visit our cartoon store.