...and I'd be a cad, a bounder and my typically forgetful self if I didn't note this here!
To celebrate, here is a never-before-seen piece of John Stanley art, courtesy his son James. This was a sketch for one of the new pieces Stanley did in the 1980s. As James said in a note to me, "too bad it wasn't finished off in color." I agree.
That said, I always find joy in John Stanley's rough drawings. His pencil line has great energy and character.
Here it is...
With irony noted, this post occurs on Carl Barks' birthday.