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Beetle is the embodiment of everybody‘s resistance to authority, all the rules and regulations which you’ve got to follow. He deals with it in his own way. And in a way, it’s sort of what I did when I was in the Army. I just oftentimes did what I wanted to do.
I’ve always said that what cartoonists do is create friends for readers.
Everything I know, I write about. My only research is what I did.
Most people are sort of against authority. Here’s Beetle always challenging authority. I think people relate to it.
I think it’s legitimate to do satire. If you’re going to write a book of satire on Marilyn Monroe or Madonna, you’re not going to get their permission, because you’re going to make fun of them!
You learn just by trying and experimenting. By the time I was 14, I had my own comic strip in the Kansas City paper.
I took my basic training on a golf course in Florida. Then I was on the boxing team. We did some demonstrations, and they put me in a theater one night and wanted me to box. So OK, I came out boxing with a friend – thinking we would just spar around – but the guy walked out, hit me, and knocked me out with one stroke.
The people who were against the Vietnam War thought I was attacking the Army. The guys in the Army thought I was representing their experiences. I was on both sides, and I survived.