William Watts Biggers

Jun 2, 1927 – Feb 10, 2013


Ad man was author of several novels BOSTON William Watts Biggers, the co-creator of the cartoon "Underdog," the mild-mannered canine shoeshine boy who turned into a caped superhero to rescue his girlfriend, Sweet Polly Purebred, has died. He was 85. Family friend Derek Tague says...

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Watts and Vicky, I just saw this and am so sorry for your loss. We rented a house next door to your one summer in Cape Cod. Janet Foglia (NY)

I am thankful for the simple lessons on good and bad, right and wrong, respect for authority that those characters taught that seems to be lost in todays entertainment. I hope that you as a family continue in "the peace of God that excels all thought".(Philippians 4:7)

May our Creator who watches over us grant the family and friends the peace and comfort you need to get through these difficult times. May Mr. Biggers rest in peace.

Vicky and Watts, I am so sorry for your loss.

Marrianne Procopio (Forestdale MA)

Watts and Vicky, so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. My thoughts are with you both.

When you think of it, we are all "underdogs"! All of us are disadvantaged because we all get sick and eventually die! Mr. Biggers was a wonderful cartoonist who also was a wonderful man. Our Creator wants us to have a perfect, happy, unending life and He has made provision to do just that. And he informs us of His loving intentions in such verses as this one: "and he will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more. Neither will mourning, nor outcry nor...

May You And Your Family Find Comfort During This Time of Sorrow Loved Sweet Polly And Underdog Great Cartoon. Psalm 68:20

To William Watts,
You did a great job creating my favorite cartoon Character Underdog. I just want to say Good Job well Done! My prayers are with your family. Lisa Weiner