Letter of recommendation sent to Times-News publisher James Wright
Your recent editor’s column reminded me of a pertinent Comics Reporter post -if you have not seen it:
I remember reading once that Michael Jordan is a big fan of the funny papers. I’m not sure which ones he reads, but it is easy to imagine that he briskly fans through the Superhero pages.
On a more serious note, I thought you would be interested in hearing that Gavin McNeil –the Idaho Mountain Express graphic artist and award-winning cartoonist has left employment from that paper. I heard about this on the same day of your post and mentioned your forum to Gavin. As someone who worked in the same basement with Mr. McNeil for over a decade, and seeing the passion he threw into his meaningful cartoons on practically every issue under the
I sincerely believe that doodling influential cartoons about powerful Idaho issues is what Gavin McNeil was meant to do.
If you would like more information on Gavin –even if only for a brief chat- I can give you his phone number. (If not that’s okay too)
Thanks again for this opportunity to chat.