Peter Porkchops, by Otto Feuer
Peter Porkchops

Born in Germany, Otto Feuer got his artistic education at the Cooper Union in New York City. He began his career working at the Fleischer/Famous animation studios during the 1930s and early 1940s. Around 1943, he turned to comic book art and joined the Sangor Studio. After some contributions to 'Jungle Antics' by Better Publications and 'Cilly Goose' by Dell, Feuer became one of the main artists for DC's funny animal comic lines, like Comic Cavalcade, Animal Antics, Funny Stuff and Funny Folks.

Dodo & Frog, by Otto Feuer
Dodo & Frog

Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, he worked on many features, including 'The Dodo and the Frog', 'Peter Porkchops', 'Nip 'n' Chip', 'Bernard the Brave', 'Fraidy Cat' and 'Raccoon Kids'. Feautures like 'Peter Porkchops' and 'The Dodo and the Frog' eventually got their own comic book. In 1955, he founded his own animation studio for TV cartoon commercials, Animotion Associates. Feuer has been working as an animator for Filmation during most of the 1970s and early 1980s.

Peter Porkchops, by Otto Feuer
Peter Porkchops

Last updated: 2008-09-19

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