Food critic and travel writer. While obviously there have been comic books about sex in the united states since the beginning of the 20th century, these comics were almost always simply tijuana bibles, childish attempts at drawing popular celebrities and comic characters in sexual situations to appeal to the lowest common denominator. About space limitations on the funny pages, but while the rest of the news continues its slow migration to the web, comics have fallen by the wayside. This is borne out by my notes from a meeting with woody, during which he said: “we will gain more than we will lose by establishing an identity; my tendency would be to risk being more offensive.
He accepts rick for who he is and never makes rick feel bad about himself. More than a few comic book aficionados rank wally wood as the greatest cartoonist of all time (he’s in my top five, along with carl barks, jack kirby, robert crumb, and daniel clowes).