Little Lulu, by Irving Tripp
'Little Lulu'.

Irving Tripp was born in 1921 in Poughkeepsie, New York. He was a staff artist at Dell Publishing from 1941 to 1982. He did inks on MGM's 'Tom and Jerry' (created by Hanna-Barbera) and Warner Bros' 'Bugs Bunny' (created by Tex Avery). His main work was on the 'Little Lulu' comic in cooperation with John Stanley that appeared under the Western and Gold Key labels. For Disney, he illustrated 'The Reluctant Dragon', and 'Baby Weems', as well as stories with 'Dumbo'. For United Features, he drew 'Nancy and Sluggo', based on Ernie Bushmiller's original characters. Tripp has also illustrated some 'Big Little Books' at Whitman in the 1940s. Tripp, who was also called Bud, served during World War II in the Philippines with the US Army. He passed away in 1999 in Haines City, Florida from cancer and heart disease.

Dumbo by Irving Tripp

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