Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Number 1162: Dan Gordon was a dang fine cartoonist
You can find some more examples of Dan Gordon's work in Pappy's #796 (with a short bio of Gordon, and a story of Cookie in drag), and a Superkatt funny animal story in Pappy's #506.
Cookie's Pop is a great example of how Gordon could draw anger. Poor Pop looks like he's about to have a stroke. Those of us pappies who raised teenage sons remember the feelings Pop goes through in this story. I also love Gordon's funny little bearded guy, Pete.
From Cookie #6 (1947):
The inside cover features a subsidiary character seen in a couple of panels in the above story: