Dan Murphy was born in Kansas City, Missouri and
drew his first political cartoon for his high school newspaper.
He also drew cartoons for the Daily Bruin at UCLA.
He arrived in British Columbia in the early 1970s
and worked for The Western Voice and briefly at the Georgia
Straight. Dan started working with The Province (Vancouver)
in 1984 and continues to provide the paper with two cartoons
and a written column each week.