A Fanboy Salute to First Lieutenant Walker on His 86th

Posted by Michael Pinto on Sep 3, 2009 in Comic Books

Beetle Bailey

Born on this day in 1923 Mort Walker was a fanboy of comics in the truest sense; by the ripe old age of 12 years old in 1935 he sold his first cartoon. By 1943 he was drafted into the army for World War II after which he pursued a career in cartooning in New York City. After his first 200 or so cartoons were rejected he found success with Beetle Bailey. Read more…

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