Illustrators P-T

Leslie Saalburg | Dapper Dandies

Nobody epitomized quality men’s fashion back in the 1930s like Esquire Magazine and the artists who graced it’s pages with their illustrations. Names like Robert Goodman, George Hughes, Laurence Fellows and Leslie Saalburg rendered the latest in sartorial splendor for readers. Saalburg was probably the most prolific and also churned out advertising art for the […]

Before Roland and Sylvester: William Steig’s Early Cartoons

Today we mainly think of William Steig as an award -winning author and illustrator of children’s books. But before his 1968 breakout career in that field (he was in his early 60s), he was a very successful cartoonist. He published over 1,600 drawings in all, including 117 covers for The New Yorker.  Back in the […]

Guy “Giro” Rowe

 by Dick Chodkowski – @GagsterChod Born in Salt Lake City in 1894, GUY “GIRO” ROWE made it through the fifth grade before his family moved to Detroit where he went to work out of necessity. His job experiences were many and varied, including: railroad baggage handler, newspaper seller, tailor’s assistant, assembly-worker in a Detroit car […]

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