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Old cartoonists never retire, they just erase away.
None of the established museums were treating cartoons seriously. It was considered a lesser art or no art at all, just a way to sell newspapers. Even the syndicates who were dedicated to the cartoons were throwing them out, figuring they had no value after they were printed.
You learn just by trying and experimenting. By the time I was 14, I had my own comic strip in the Kansas City paper.
The frustration of being ordered around by somebody to do something – everyone can relate to that. I think Beetle represents that – the common man caught in that morass of rules and regulations. I don’t even think of it as an army strip… it’s a world anyone can understand.
The people who were against the Vietnam War thought I was attacking the Army. The guys in the Army thought I was representing their experiences. I was on both sides, and I survived.
Comics have always helped people to read. A lot of people learned to read by reading the comics. And it’s our livelihood, after all. If people don’t know how to read, they’re not reading our comics.