Crumb with hat and glasses.
It is at very least an interesting coincidence.
Kurtzman’s early work lacks polish, but not earnestness. It is fun to look at the youthful drawings of someone I respect so much. He grew as an artist so that by the late forties his mature style was well on its way, and by the fifties firmly in place.
Although "Hap" isn’t signed, Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr credits it to Kurtzman.
Here is a link to some other early Kurtzman work. Just click on the thumbnail.