Frances Edwina Dumm (July 21, 1893-April 28, 1990) was a comic strip artist, writer, and illustrator, as well as America’s first full-time female editorial cartoonist. Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwina_Dumm
They found one another at the Artists’ Guild Christmas party in Helsinki in 1955…and their relationship gradually developed in the course of the following spring. “At last I’ve found my way to the one I want to be with,” Tove Jansson wrote in one of her first letters to Tuulikki Pietilä in the summer of 1956. FROMLiterary Hub
After she entered her 80s this American artist, well known for her vivid Surrealist imagery, began to concentrate on writing: producing a novel, an autobiography, and poems that appeared in such periodicals as The New Yorker,The Yale Review and The Paris Review.
From 1935 to 1941, this renowned cartoonist worked for Walt Disney as a story man and animator, with credits on Pinocchio, Dumbo, and Fantasia; his work also appeared in comic books for the company that became DC Comics, and for Dell’s Animal Comics.