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At 9:48 AM, Blogger Eshniner Forest said...

these drawings make me think of krazy kat.

At 12:01 PM, Blogger Marc Deckter said...

Thanks alot Ryan - I'm a big George Herriman fan. I like the rubber hose studies you put up on your blog.

At 9:36 PM, Blogger Eshniner Forest said...

Thank You. :)

At 5:20 PM, Blogger Booo Tooons Ltd. said...

Have you noticed that the best comics artists ( even today ) have the same influences?

George Herriman. Loved by Jim Borgman ( ZITS ), Berke Brethed ( OPUS ) and Bill Watterson ( CALVIN AND HOBBES ). Borgman and Watterson list each other as influences.

Jeff McNelly ( SHOE ) influenced Mike Peters ( MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM ) who influenced me personally, and was influenced, as was Jeff, by Preston Blair.

All of them were influenced by Charles Schulz ( PEANUTS ) who worked with Bill Melendez, who worked with and around Preston, but more notably Bob Clampett and Rod Scribner's assistant. Schulz has said he was influenced by George Lichty ( sp? ) who was the direct influence for Rod's later wild style for Clampett.

And just like animation today and this Sunday's comics page: there's a few spots of real talent that due to their success can get some space to draw whatever they want, but mainly it's talking heads smashed into a box or format.

I'm sorry, I get kinda pissy about the comics page today. But yeah, POGO rocks.

- trevor.

PS: Eshniner: So you're name's Ryan, huh? Hey Rye!


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