Thursday, December 30, 2010

Bulls and bears in love -- a Jack Cole Golden Age classic

Normally being considered a potential substitute is not all that flattering, but when a Golden Age publisher looked at a young cartoonist as a potential substitute for Will Eisner, the artist should indeed be flattered.

That was the situation that Jack Cole found himself in and history has born out that publisher's opinion. Cole is now one of the unquestioned geniuses of the medium for his inventiveness, his humor, his extraordinary sense of composition, his expressiveness and his ability to pack explosive energy into a cheaply printed image.

All of these talents are on display in this story from 1947...

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