The late Joel Beck was a pioneer of the Bay Area Underground comics revolution, illustrating Lenny of Laredo, a satirical bio of Lenny Bruce, and a naughty poster of Daisy Duck among other things. The SF Chronicle reports that he’s also part of a family mystery his survivors are trying to crack:

Eleven years ago, underground cartoonist Joel Beck supposedly met a daughter in Berkeley that he never knew he had. He excitedly told a friend of this discovery, and was preparing to tell his family.

Then he died.

More in the link.