Tag Archives: Hugh Hefner

“Take Me To Your Leader,” a gag cartoon by Jack Davis which eventually ran in Playboy in the late 1950s.

The Woes of Working for Hef

Cartooning legends from Jack Cole to Harvey Kurtzman drew for the deep-pocketed, wannabe cartoonist Hugh Hefner, but there were some significant downsides. Continue reading


The Will Elder Interview

The greatest Mad-man on a lifetime of funny drawing. Originally published in TCJ 243, 2003. Continue reading

Issue 280

The Comics Journal No. 280, January 2007

Featuring interviews with Frank Thorne and Carla Speed McNeil; A Farewell to Playboy’s Michelle Urry. Continue reading