The News York Times, “Skip Williamson, Underground Cartoonist, Dies at 72”

Mr. Williamson was one of those anarchists. He aligned himself in the 1960s with the Youth International Party, better known as the Yippies. He knew its leaders, Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin. He edited a comic book, Conspiracy Capers, to raise money to pay the legal fees of the radicals known as the Chicago Seven — including Mr. Hoffman and Mr. Rubin — who were tried for conspiring to disrupt the 1968 Democratic National Convention. He was a courtroom artist during the trial and also helped illustrate Mr. Hoffman’s prankish best seller “Steal This Book.”

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