Mort Walker: Conversations


A collection of interviews and articles from 1938-2004 that shows how the cartoonist managed to keep his art and stories fresh for over seventy years of production
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A collection of interviews and articles from 1938-2004 that shows how the cartoonist managed to keep his art and stories fresh for over seventy years of production
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578067008
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 1/11/2005
  • Series: Conversations with Comic Artists Series
  • Pages: 267
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Table of Contents

Cartoonist draws pay as well as pictures 3
Mort Walker, Kansas City cartoonist, wins first place in 1940 Captains Club Contest 5
Campus funnyman 7
NCS living library 14
Mort Walker chronicles his life and his ideals in three comic strips 23
Bringing up Beetle 28
Cartoonist profiles : Sam & Silo 36
Interview : Mort Walker 41
Walker talks 64
The world of cartooning : Mort Walker 89
Cartoonist profiles : Gamin and Patches 101
Man bites dog 108
The word from Mount Laughmore 122
Hi and Lois : all in the families 134
Mort Walker interview 149
Bailey strips gets attitude adjustment 168
Taking a walker on the wild side 171
Cartooning with blitz : Mort Walker 178
Will Beetle Bailey ever grow up? 184
Comics reflect on events of Sept. 11 192
At home with Mort Walker 196
In the studio with Mort Walker 224
Some last minute reflections on my life 261
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