Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Healthy Alternative

Wednesday Advertising Day.

Roland Coe was an influential cartoon artist in the forties, most famous for his cub scouts cartoons in The Saturday Evening Post, but he also did cartoons for other magazines as well as a daily cartoon series called Crosstown, which I have shown before. Here are a couple more fresh scans from his most famous ad series, His Nibs for Nebisco. When he joined Johnstone and Cucshing his style became a major influence on artists such as Dik Browne and Gill Fox.

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