JIM DAVIS creator of Garfield:
"...Cartooning Basics is an entertaining read and a wonderful how-to for the beginning cartoonist or for anyone who wants to improve their drawing skills. ...What are you waiting for? Grab your paper and pencil and start having some fun?
CHARLES M. SCHULZ creator of Peanuts
(Writing in the first edition of Cartooning Basics)
"Duane Barnhart leads you, in his writing and cartoon samples, to the sort of start that everyone, who wishes to draw cartoons, certainly needs."