Above: art by Jerry Robinson for the National Cartoonists Society predicting the future from 1975.
"The picture above shows how one cartoonist functions in the 25th century. He is seen creating his dally feature. Actually, he simply reads fro m a list of possible objects, such as fire hydrants, waste baskets, cannons, typewriters, bombs, hats, flags, etc. His lovely assistant is at the Cartoon Console. All 25th century cartoonists have computer experts instead of inkers, pencillers, letterers, gag-men, ghosts, etc. They are usually stunning creatures as the cartoonist can assemble his own -- by computer of course."
From this 1975 issue of the National Cartoonists Society mag THE CARTOONIST:
Here's a tongue in cheek look at how a cartoonist would be doing his or her job in the 25th century:
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