Theo, by Ralph Steadman
'Theo'. Italian-language version. Translation: "Good morning, Mr. Cabanos." - "Good morning, sir." - "Eh, excuse me, sir - you cannot enter like this, here!" - "The tie, sir!" - "What the...?"

Ralph Steadman is a well-known British cartoonist and caricaturist. He studied at the London College of Printing and Graphic Arts during the 1960s. Among his graphic influences are Robert CrumbLeslie Illingworth and Ronald Searle. He commenced doing freelance work for Punch, Private Eye, the Daily Telegraph, the New York Times and Rolling Stone. He is best known for his political and social caricatures and his illustrations for picture books. Steadman had a long creative partnership with the American journalist Hunter S. Thompson, drawing pictures for several of his articles and books. One of Steadman's comic strip projects was 'Theo'.

In 2017 Steadman made a graphic contribution in support of the imprisoned cartoonist Eaten Fish

In 1967 illustrated his own version of Lewis Carroll's classic children's novel 'Alice in Wonderland'. Steadman made a contribution to 'The Beatles' Illustrated Lyrics Book' (Macdonald Unit 75, 1969), edited by Alan Aldridge. In 1997 he designed the cover for Frank Zappa's posthumous compilation album, 'Have I Offended Someone?', which compiled all of Zappa's most offensive songs. Steadman wrote a personal homage to Robert Crumb in Monte Beauchamp's book 'The Life and Times of R. Crumb. Comments From Contemporaries (St. Martin's Griffin, New York, 1998).

In 2012 a documentary was made about Ralph Steadman, titled 'For No Good Reason'. 

Ralph Steadman was an influence on Derek BauerCharles BerberianDave BrownSerge BuyseTerry GilliamMidamSven Nordqvist and Eric Schreurs

Theo, by Ralph Steadman
'Theo', Italian-language version. Translation: "Salve, my good man - You seem to possess a fine sense of costumes." - "How right you are, sir!" - "I want your finest tie - a marriage between taste and imagination." - "Here you are."

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