This is a text book for class or self instruction. The author is a successful teacher. He gives the fundamentals of drawing, of layout, technique, composition, as applied to cartoons. He discusses tricks for conveying ideas, and suggests systematic keeping of reference and information and idea files. Illustrations and exercises suggested throughout. Last part of book deals with the cartoon in the newspaper field, terms, layouts, uses, syndicated, sports, editorial commentary; fiction; comic strips. An invaluable handbook for aspirants and students.