Shhhh! I’m leaving for New Jersey right after posting this to work on more Mutts statues with Patrick McDonnell. The secret part is I’m gonna give him this book as a thank you for letting me use his art in Modern Arf and the soon to be released Arf Museum. I’ll share a few interior cartoons from this rare book with Arf Lovers, too. Click on the book cover for a slideshow of these cartoons.
(click for a slideshow from the book
It’s amazing (and a little sad) that a great cartoonist like Webster is virtually forgotten today. Was he popular in his time? Well, speaking of time check out THIS cover.
How could a guy be on the cover of the number one news magazine in the world and nobody knows his name now? Tell me.
— C. Yoe (in the funny papers)