Comic Genius - 405 Magazine

Comic Genius

A give and take about everything from hole-in-the-wall dining to fear of motivational posters with lifelong cartoonist and mayoral Chief of Staff Steve Hill.

LONG BEFORE HE WAS MAYOR MICK CORNETT'S CHIEF OF STAFF, Steve Hill endeared himself to Oklahoma City as one of its favorite sons. The former contributor for the Oklahoma Gazette and radio personality has been a gifted cartoonist since childhood – thanks, in no small part, to a steady literary diet of comic books.

More than anything, it’s his undeniable sense of humor that endears Hill to us and keeps him at the top of our short list of favorite conversationalists. Who else, we wondered, is as funny, mysterious and dangerous?

Excerpted from this month’s print edition of Slice magazine. To read the full article, click here to read our digital edition.