Preston Blair Swipe

11 Aug

Looks like even Harvey Eisenberg (I think) borrowed from Preston Blair’s book for a panel in Tom & Jerry #165.

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5 Responses to “Preston Blair Swipe”

  1. Thad August 12, 2008 at 2:29 am #

    Knowing how much Blair swiped for that book, I wouldn’t be surprised if that was originally an Eisenberg pose!

  2. Kevin Langley August 12, 2008 at 3:06 am #

    Haha, that’s a good point.

  3. J. J. Hunsecker August 13, 2008 at 12:29 am #

    Didn’t Blair take some of those poses for his book from the character layout poses for the MGM cartoons he worked on? I think those poses where also used in the model sheets. If so, then Blair used a lot of drawings by <>Claude Smith.<> (For example, the fat kid diving into a pool in Blair’s animation book is from the model sheet of the pilgrim from “Jerky Turkey”.)

  4. Duck Dodgers September 3, 2008 at 8:44 am #

    Great post.Thanks a lot!

  5. Gabriele_Gabba September 26, 2008 at 3:37 pm #

    Wow, this is both interesting AND disturbing 😛

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