DC comics’ funny animal comics (Comic Cavalcade, Animal Antics, Funny Stuff and Funny Folks) are not very well remembered today but during the 1940s and early 1950s, Funny Stuff was a force to be reckoned with. It ran for 10 years and 79 issues.
Today, we will look at the work of two DC funny animal stars, Otto Feuer and Sheldon Mayer.“Greetings, Fenimore!” is by Otto Feuer, who, along with Rube Grossman, was a major workhorse for DC kids' comics. After years of comic work, Feuer opened up his own animation studio, doing work for Filmation during the 1970s.
Sheldon Mayer drew and wrote comics for DC from the 1930s until the 1970s, when failing eyesight forced his retirement from the drawing table. Laying down his pencil and brush, Mayer still wrote scripts for (among other titles) Weird War Tales and Rudolph. He also created the Black Orchid! “Company Fix Bayonets!” is a very good example of Mayer’s talent for pure funny.
Finally, let's enjoy this ad from the same issue. Why? Because it’s just so plain pretty.