The popular comic strip 'Cathy' is written by Cathy Guisewite. The strip was first seen in 1975 and has grown to be included in over 1450 newspapers. Her comic strips have been combined into over 20 books. Some of the main characters include Cathy, Vivian, Simon, Bill Andrews, and Irving Hillman. Cathy won 'National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award' in 1992.