One of the most profane, absurd, and prolific cartoonists that ever lived, died today.
can't stop thinking about all my memories of him, particularly when I had to get him from the world trade center to that film screening in brooklyn and it was like herding a cat because he had so much to stop and complain to me and Sid about
Although this may be that I am in the UK I was only vaguely familiar with his work. Thank you so much for bringing this to light. Brilliant post.
I’ve been a freelance cartoonist since 1982 and I can honestly say any success I’ve had I owe it the mentoring I received from Sam when I would visit him in his studio on East 89th street. Sam, you will truly be missed by all of us...