Marmaduke statue and his comic strip creator, Brad Anderson. The statue shows Anderson and his Great Dane pestering him!
Brad Anderson, cartoonist and creator of Marmaduke, was born on May 14, 1924 in Jamestown, NY. with a pen in his hand. He continued to draw cartoons for 91 years. Anderson’s hometown was Portland, NY. In 1954 he created the lovable Great Dane Marmaduke and often included his family, friends, pets, places in the Town of Portland, and local landmarks from his childhood in Chautauqua County in his cartoons.