Famed caricaturist and comic artist Mort Drucker has passed away.
Morris (Mort) Drucker
March 22, 1929 – April 8, 2020
Master caricaturist, illustrator, and comic artist
There are many things in life we hope not to have to do and this is one of them. The incomparable Mort Drucker passed away last night. The World has lost a not just an extraordinary talent but a shining example of kindness, humility and humor. The Berndt Toast Gang has lost a friend, mentor, and hero.
The incomparable Mort Drucker passed away last night. The World has lost a not just an extraordinary talent but a shining example of kindness, humility and humor. He was recognized for his work with the National Cartoonists Society Special Features Award (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988), the Reuben Award (1987), and induction into the Society’s Hall of Fame (2017).
and so many more.
On the web memorials being posted for the much-loved man.
No illustrator in recent memory has carried more influence on generations of artists of all stripes than the great Mort Drucker.
This is a tough one.
One of the greatest cartoonists and caricaturists artists who ever touched pen to paper passed away last night.. the incomparable Mort Drucker.
I would say, I will say, Mort was famed for his MAD magazine work, but there was so much more. Magazine covers, movie posters, illustrations everywhere, and instantly recognizable – both his style and the subjects of his caricatures.
above: Mort DC Comics gag pages via Cartoon Snap
Farewell to a Master.