Dana Summers is an editorial cartoonist and comic strip artist from Orlando, Florida. Born in Lawrence, Massachussetts, he graduated from the Boston Art Institute in 1971. He was a political cartoonist for the Dayton Journal Herald, before he joined The Orlando Sentinel in 1982. His cartoons are in syndication since 1985, and have won awards from the Overseas Press Club and the Sigma Delta Chi Society of Professional Journalists. He is the author of the newspaper comic strip 'Bound and Gagged' for Tribune Media. In cooperation with Ralph Dunagin, he createdn a second strip, called 'The Middletons'.