Berke Breathed

Berkeley Breathed is perhaps best known for his comic strips “Bloom County,” “Outland,” and “Opus.”

But he’s also a gifted children’s book creator. I first met him in 2003, upon publication of his book “Flawed Dogs.”

We tal;;kerd again in 2007 after he published “Mars Needs Moms,” which later became a Disney animated film. It’s about a 9-year-old boy named Milo who comes to appreciate everything about his mom, after she’s abducted by Martians.

So here now, from 2007, Berke Breathed:

Berkeley Breathed is 63 now. and still producing great comics — “Bloom County” returned in 2015.