Friday, June 14, 2013
Number 1384: G.I. Juniors on the moon
Jack O’Brien drew G.I. Juniors. He was a gag cartoonist whose work I am familiar with, popping up over the years in various magazines, identifiable by his signature, “O'Brien,” which he also used on the covers of G.I. Juniors. He modified his style for the comic books. For one thing, he wasn’t drawing sexy women for Harvey, and he kept his drawings simple for the comics. He was drawing for two different audiences, after all.
Here are a couple of fifties gag cartoons by O’Brien.
From Harvey Hits #101 (1966):