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Learn to Draw: Gammill and son meets Mort Walker and kids

Tom Gammill showed us this Learn to Draw at the Reuben Awards. Plot: Tom want’s his son to work on The Doozies so he can take it over when he retires. To provide inspiration, he visits Mort Walker and his sons who are involved in the Beetle Bailey comic.

Community Comments

#1 Nathan Rackley
@ 9:44 am

I have to admit, Tom Gammill certainly does visit some interesting places. I love seeing the studios of various famous cartoonists.

#2 Rich Diesslin
@ 10:19 am

A gem!

#3 John Read
@ 6:14 am

Tom, you’re a doozy.

#4 Brian Fies
@ 10:51 am

It’s good to see Mort. I take any excuse available to recommend Mr. Walker’s book “Backstage at the Strips” as one of the best books about cartooning and being a cartoonist, particularly during the art form’s mid-century Golden Age. It’ll make you wish you were sitting on the porch sipping martinis with Mort, Dik, Rube and Milt.

#5 Joe Engesser
@ 7:52 pm

Might as well add an Oscar to your crowded trophy case, Mr. Walker. Is there anything you can’t do?! Funny stuff, guys…keep ’em comin’!

#6 Larry Levine
@ 7:39 am

Mort (and Tom) are tops in my book!!!

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