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  • Tom D
    wow! very cool and very informative! thanks for sharing! ... ____________________________________________________________________________________ Pinpoint
    Message 1 of 10 , Oct 1, 2007
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      wow! very cool and very informative! thanks for
      sharing!


      --- Mark Arnold <thft@...> wrote:

      > Ok gang, here's what Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon
      > had to say re:
      > assignments at Harvey...
      >
      > Sid:
      >
      > Mark--
      > I can't vouch for DC, but I do know that at Marvel,
      > certin artists
      > were better doing certain characers than others and
      > worked the
      > characters they were better at drawing. The same
      > thing occurred at
      > Harvey. Warren Kremer could probably do most of
      > them, but he could
      > not have done Sad SAck well or Baby Huey or Herman
      > and Katnip.
      > Animated animals or basic cartoons were not his
      > genre. Howie Post
      > could do Spooky and Hot Stuff well, but not Casper.
      > Ernie Colon could
      > do most except the animated animals. Sid Couchey was
      > best at Dot and
      > Lotta. Etc. The Harvey characters were of many
      > different drawing and
      > background styles. The supherhero characters were
      > very similar in
      > backgrounds and basic design so it was and is not
      > that difficult for
      > an artist to go from one to another.
      > Thank you for asking.
      > Best, Sid
      >
      > Ernie:
      >
      > Sometimes Sid decided on who was better suited for
      > what character,
      > sometimes an artist would ask for one.
      > Deadlines at times dictated. Howie liked HS and
      > Spooky and actually
      > nobody did those two better than him.
      > I got RR and Casper because I could emulate Warren's
      > style better than
      > anybody else. I disliked Casper because he was the
      > most difficult to
      > draw. His deceptively simple line was unforgiving.
      > If you were off
      > just a little, he didn't look right. Nobody, but
      > nobody had the ease
      > of line and acute sense of proportion that Warren
      > did.
      > I liked Richie because I thought we could make him
      > another Tin Tin,
      > who is my favorite all-time character and Herge the
      > best all-time
      > storyteller.
      > -Ernie.
      >
      > -Moderator Mark.
      >
      >
      >




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    • richie41269
      Thanks Mark, Sid, and Ernie. -How cool is it to have two Harvey heavy-weights breaking it down for us. Great info!
      Message 2 of 10 , Oct 1, 2007
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        Thanks Mark, Sid, and Ernie. -How cool is it to have two Harvey
        heavy-weights breaking it down for us. Great info!

        --- In richierichsvault@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Arnold" <thft@...> wrote:
        >
        > Ok gang, here's what Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon had to say re:
        > assignments at Harvey...
        >
        > Sid:
        >
        > Mark--
        > I can't vouch for DC, but I do know that at Marvel, certin artists
        > were better doing certain characers than others and worked the
        > characters they were better at drawing. The same thing occurred at
        > Harvey. Warren Kremer could probably do most of them, but he could
        > not have done Sad SAck well or Baby Huey or Herman and Katnip.
        > Animated animals or basic cartoons were not his genre. Howie Post
        > could do Spooky and Hot Stuff well, but not Casper. Ernie Colon could
        > do most except the animated animals. Sid Couchey was best at Dot and
        > Lotta. Etc. The Harvey characters were of many different drawing and
        > background styles. The supherhero characters were very similar in
        > backgrounds and basic design so it was and is not that difficult for
        > an artist to go from one to another.
        > Thank you for asking.
        > Best, Sid
        >
        > Ernie:
        >
        > Sometimes Sid decided on who was better suited for what character,
        > sometimes an artist would ask for one.
        > Deadlines at times dictated. Howie liked HS and Spooky and actually
        > nobody did those two better than him.
        > I got RR and Casper because I could emulate Warren's style better than
        > anybody else. I disliked Casper because he was the most difficult to
        > draw. His deceptively simple line was unforgiving. If you were off
        > just a little, he didn't look right. Nobody, but nobody had the ease
        > of line and acute sense of proportion that Warren did.
        > I liked Richie because I thought we could make him another Tin Tin,
        > who is my favorite all-time character and Herge the best all-time
        > storyteller.
        > -Ernie.
        >
        > -Moderator Mark.
        >
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