Death noted: Will D. Campbell, model for Marlette character


Will D. Campbell, a towering and inimitable figure in the civil rights movement and the inspiration for the character of Will B. Dunn in Doug Marlette‘s “Kudzu” comic strip, died Monday in Nashville. He was 88.

Pictured: A pinback button promoting ” ‘I Am Not a Televangelist!’ “ a 1988 collection of “Kudzu” strips.