Don has sold a LOT of cartoons in his career. Each numbered cartoon or illustration on the left side of this Blog is from a DIFFERENT magazine, newspaper, etc. Let's see if we can find out the total number of publications (places) where Don's work has appeared . . . . . (An unnumbered posting is a duplicate publication.)

Orehek aliases (Unknown title # 35)

Only rarely did Don do cartoons signed with an alias and using different styles. The first time was when he "knocked out" about 100 cartoons in no more than a week for Jack O'Brien (also a gag cartoonist) who was publishing a magazine with "over the top" girlies. He only paid $5.00 apiece, but a quick $500.00 in those days (late 60s) was worth it. Then the Crestwood editor, Sam Bierman, died, and Jack became associated with Army Laughs, etc. A few of the milder cartoons Don had done with aliases ended up published there. (Sam had been paying $15.00.)

The O'Brien publication is # 35 in this list of places where Don's work has appeared. Unfortunately Don does not have any copies, nor does he know the name. Don't think we ever did.

Below are four cartoons from the November 1970 Army Laughs. Don's aliases are: DiBenvenuto; Sam de Sade, and Kobasa. (Click on the images to enlarge.)

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