Older brother Phil on the left, mom and "spike" (Ken Kearney). circa:1942
Amazingly I found a copy of the Life Magazine cover I tried to draw in 1942
Here is a Life Magazine cover I copied during the war years of 1942. I would have been about six years old.
One of my first cowboy drawings.
Big Eyes the Cowboy. Big Eyes was the title character for several comic books I invented. There was a "Red Ryder" comic influence here. circa:1949
A High School term paper on being a cartoonist. circa:1955