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What was your favorite Bill Gallo character or cartoon?

Bill Gallo, the legendary sports cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, passed away due to complications from pneumonia. He was 88.
Known for his many memorable cartoon characters from Basement Bertha to General Von Steingrabber, Gallo’s career at the Daily News spanned 70 years.
“Once he drew George Steinbrenner in that pickelkhaube helmet you knew poor George had lost the war,” said NYC Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, referring to the Von Steingrabber character.
His career started at the Daily News after high school and was interrupted by World War II when he joined the Marines. He returned to the paper following the war.
“He traded his carbine for pen and ink, and took no prisoners from then on,” said Kelly.
Gallo’s celebrated career garnered him many awards, an induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and millions of admirers.

The Queens Courier wants to know what is your favorite Gallo cartoon or character? Let us know in the comments. (Click here for a slideshow of some of his most memorable cartoons)

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