When I tossed out years of comics, in the late '80s, to lighten the load of my heavy footprint on this earth, I at least had the decency to keep a few representative samples of various cartoonists. Li'l Abner was never a very favorite strip of mine, but the art was fun, and the drawings of women took on new life after Frazetta jazzed em up years before I started collecting.
Anyway, this particular strip seemed to be a good sample to keep, being representative of Abner's character, some satire, a beautiful Cleopatra, and wow! A time machine!
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My name is Thom Buchanan.
I'm an artist and photographer.
People are my favorite subjects to portray in art and photos. My wife (and studio partner) has called that my 'people skills', as I've been passionately creating portrait studies for many years.
I refer to myself as a pictorialist, a combination of image-making and journalist. Images are my life.