Monday, April 09, 2012

Cartoonist Photos Part 3

A grand pose of cartoonist George McManus as Jiggs from his long-running BRINGING UP FATHER.

This is part three of photos of cartoonists from over the years.

More Cartoonist Photos:
Part one
Part two

Alex Raymond labors over his board, 1949:

Alex Raymond strikes a thoughtful post, 1950:

Alex Raymond, at the board, 1950:

Bud Fisher:

Mort Walker, 1955:

Mort Walker 1972:

Mort Walker, 1976

George McManus checks the ticker:

Geoge Lichty smiles slyly, 1957:

George Lichty visits Fitzsimons Army Hospital:

November 15, 1922: Clare Briggs, artist-humorist of "Mister and Mrs" and "When a Feller a Friend" fame, with Mrs. Briggs, on S. Majestic, arriving at New York after having spent a summer vacation in Europe.

Berkeley Breathed, 1992:

May 13, 1965: SKETCHING AND SPEAKING -- President Johnson addresses a group of editorial cartoonists as they sketch the chief executive in the East Room of the White House. The President's speech, warning Communist China against trying to "discredit America's ability to help prevent Chinese domination" of all of Asia, was carried on television and radio. At right in front row, is Bill Sanders of the Kansas City Star.

"President Johnson shares a laugh with cartoonists who display a composite drawing of him as commander-in-chief." Bill Mauldin, Don Sherwood and Milton Caniff, October 6, 1965.

May 18, 1968: President Johnson greeted members of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists in the East Room of the White House. The President told the cartoonists they would miss him when he's gone. He said: "You will miss me -- all of me -- my button nose, my cute ears." While he was speaking, Bill MacDonald, NEA cartoonist (foreground) was sketching the president."

Jimmy Swinnerton looks at a painting of himself, by Peter Ilyan, 1930:

Ah, the life of a cartoonist. Milt Caniff, 1952:

Milt Caniff draws in his studio, 1947. Carol Ohmart is the model for the character Copper Calhoon.

Carol as Copper Calhoon:

Eugene "ZIM" Zimmerman, 1907:

More Cartoonist Photos:
Part one
Part two


Brian Fies said...
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Brian Fies said...

Great finds, Mike, which I really--hey, YOU! (Hold on a second, Mike, I've gotta deal with something here....) Yeah, you! Beautiful woman in the showgirl costume! How many times do I have to tell you to get off my desk? You're scuffing the finish!

Man. The cartoonist's life is not an easy one....

Joakim Gunnarsson said...

Thanks for sharing these! Many I havn't seen before!