The incomparable Mort Drucker passed away on April 9th, 2020. The World has lost not just an extraordinary talent but a shining example of kindness, humility and humor. The Berndt Toast Gang has lost a friend, mentor, and hero.
Here's what the New York Times had to say about Mort. And this from former National Cartoonists Society President, Tom Richmond, whose own career was launched by his love of Mort's work. And the tributes on keep pouring in from all over the world.
A short biography: Mort Drucker was known internationally for his caricatures, satirical movies, TV features, advertising, illustrations and covers for such publications as MAD Magazine, Newsweek and Time, among a host of others. Called one of the worlds great caricaturists by fellow artists and fans alike, Mort Druckers long and distinguished career has been dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.