Bill Wenzel Early Cartoons Wonderful Comic Work of Wenzel Vintage Sleaze
Early work by Bill Wenzel which already has his horny hallmarks! Well-rendered and shapely females confuse empty, shallow male buffoons. These date to the late 1940s and appeared in, I believe, earlier forerunners of the Humorama digests shown in my last post. The babes were already pretty hot, but they don't have either the splendid shades of his "middle period" nor do they look like the poured out pieces he sold in droves during his later years. Good work, and all showing every bit of their age. These are smaller as well, each being drawn on a scrap about 6 x 7 rather than the standard 11 x 14 which came, I also believe, with his success.
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Set of original drawings by Bill Wenzel, circa 1945-1950 Collection Jim Linderman