Jeff Pert at his table at the Maine Comics Arts Festival, 2009.
Maine cartoonist Jeff Pert is remembered by friends and family in "Curmudgeonly cartoonist Jeff Pert remembered as supportive, snarky" by Kennebec Journal writer Matt Hongoltz-Hetling.
Mark Pelletier, who went to school with Pert and has since returned to the school as an English teacher, said Pert and his friends were always the eccentrics, the nonconformists. In junior high school, they recreated Monty Python’s Spanish Inquisition sketch during a talent show.
“A lot of the kids probably laughed at it and thought it was really silly,” he said. “They pulled it off to a T, and very few kids noticed the greatness of it.”
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