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There were eleven publishers in New York City, and when it was all over, I think it went down to four or five, and then…
Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to…
Once publishers got interested in it, it was a year in developing, and it was launched, I think, in 1960. But Willie Lumpkin didn’t last…
I designed all the characters, anyway, and Frank Doyle was doing all the writing. I didn’t have any more input on what direction they were…
I brought samples in, because I didn’t have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell…
Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn’t have had the characters that you have, you wouldn’t have the book…
When I found this opportunity to answer the ad, I got the job and I’ve been there ever since.
What made me want to go into doing comics was I was working as a laborer with my father, a gardener.
The first book that they gave me was Jeannie, a young teenager. I went on with her maybe ten books.
That’s the problem today: Who is the creator?
I started working with Timely in 1946. Stan Lee hired me.
After about twenty issues of Josie, they decided to pay me.
Then he took me off Jeannie and he gave me Millie the Model. That was a big break for me. It wasn’t doing to well…
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