Mort Walker Still Drawing Beetle Bailey 58 Years Later

Posted on August 7, 2008

Mort Walker, the creator of the Beetle Bailey cartoon strip, talks to the Wall Street Journal about his life and his amazing collection of cartoons that is the largest collection of its kind in the world. It's worth over $20 million and he has maintained the National Cartoon Museum for years on his own. Now Ohio State University is getting the collection, which will one day be available to the public. Mort has drawn Beetle Baily for 58 years; his son now co-writes the strip. Take a look:


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