The King of Cartooning
8 monthes ago - By The Fabuleous Fifties
Saturday Leftover Day.
Pictorial Review was a Sunday Magazine Section filled and distributed by King Features. Rather than doing it as an imitation family or ladies magazine , this was more of a vehicle for a selection of columns and other journalistic features. All of the columns were illustrated, some even by big name cartoonists, such as Milt Gross, Virgil Partch, Ralph Stein and Colin Allen. That's Washington was written by George Dixon and illustrated by Otto Soglow, the modernist cartoonist who made it big with The Little King. With up to three cartoons per page, he was able to show...
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The headlines of Artwork Mag
the only astronaut we can invite home !!
The Last Trip
we will all take this trip one day -
Estasi di Santa Teresa
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Happy Birthday, Marty Robbins!
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Shishkin's Burdock Drawing
Drawing of burdock by Ivan Shishkin.
The Great Leveller
Saturday Leftover Day. Last week I shared a long run of King Features daily gag panel Laff-A-Day from late 1948. Here are the first four months of 1949. Lot's of favorite...
The Ultimate Panel
Maiko - original oil pastel portrait of a maiko
I love drawing geisha and maiko. This interest began with a drawing group I attended years ago where there was a model from Japan who often dressed in a kimono when she came to...