Milt Priggee was born in Anchorage, Alaska in 1953. He grew up in the Chicago area and graduated in Fine Arts at the Adams State College at Alamosa, Colorado in 1976. He became a freelance cartoonist and comic artist, and his work appeared in newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, The Chicago Daily News, and magazines such as The Journal Herald, Crain's Chicago Business and The Spokesman-Review. He draws half of the newspaper comic strip 'Us & Them', a feature he took over from Wiley Miller. The other, female half is drawn by Susan Dewar.