Snagglepuss is back with help from DC Comics and St. John's artist Mike Feehan

Artist and illustrator Mike Feehan joins us from St. John’s to talk about Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, a new six-issue miniseries from DC Comics.
Mike Feehan, originally from St. John's, is the penciler for the new Snagglepuss comic being released in January by DC Comics. (Sherry Vivian/CBC & DC Comics)
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Mike Feehan is a Canadian artist and illustrator who's working on a new DC Comics series based on the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon, Snagglepuss. The original cartoon character — a pink anthropomorphic mountain lion with a desire to be a stage actor — was created in 1959 and voiced mostly by Daws Butler. The new invention of the character portrays Snagglepuss as a gay playwright in the style of Tennessee Williams, brought before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1950s America.

Today, Feehan joins us live in the q studio to discuss the reinvention of Snagglepuss and how it feels to fulfil this life-long dream.

The first issue of Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles is available in print and online now.

Produced by Shannon Higgins

Classic cartoon character Snagglepuss is getting a reboot, and Mike Feehan is inking his first comic book gig 2:26
Artist and illustrator Mike Feehan joins us from St. John’s to talk about Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, a new six-issue miniseries from DC Comics. 15:22

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