Nebraska Authors

Paul Fell

Born MA (USA)

Widely admired Nebraska political cartoonist and humorist, Paul Fell collaborated with Roger Welsch on several books. Fell stopped contributing to the Lincoln Journal Star in 2007 and has worked as a freelance cartoonist ever since.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Peru, NE
Auburn, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Visual Work


Cartoons; Humor; Political Cartoons; Caricatures


Peru State College, Peru, NE


High School Art Teacher and Football Coach
College Art Teacher
Editorial Cartoonist, Lincoln Journal and Lincoln Journal Star
Freelance Cartoonist

Places Worked

Auburn, NE schools
Various Southeast Nebraska newspapers published by Maverick Media
Lincoln Journal (began 1984) and Lincoln Journal Star, 1995-2007
Paul Fell Cartoons Studio


The Paul Fell Cartoon Collection, a special collection of editorial cartoons, was added to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Library Archives, 2008


You Know You're a Nebraskan... 1985 nad 1989. (with Roger Welsch)
You Know You're a Husker... 1986. (with Roger Welsch)
Nebraska's Five Seasons: The Best of Paul Fell. 1991.
How Cold Is It?. 1996. (with Roger Welsch)
Your Guide to Nebraskaspeak. 1996.
Excess Baggage: Cartoons for Travelers. 1997.
You Know You're an Old Tractor Nut... 1998. (with Roger Welsch)
Bipartisan Efforts and Other Mutations: Editorial Cartoons from the Pages of the Lincoln Journal Star. 2000.
Paul Fell's HuskerNutz: From the Pages of 'Husker's Illustrated' Magazine. 2009.

Prairie Politics: Kay Orr vs. Helen Boosalis. 1987.
Don't Send Your Turkeys to Eagle School. 1991. (by Doug McCallum)

Collected in:
Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 1991 Edition. 1992.

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