Wednesday, March 12, 2008

John ("Jack") Ruge

My pal Leif Peng focuses his Today's Inspiration blog on cartoonist John "Jack" Ruge, with a remembrance by illustrator/former Ruge student Larry Roibal.

"He would bring in his gag illustrations and pin them up along with the instructional newsprint drawings. It was a real treat to see that as a student because it was a practical application for good draftsmanship. His gag cartoons were not cartoony, they were beautiful studies in draftsmanship and anatomy that just happened to be funny (take a close look at his hands) ..."

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