Zany, Boozy ‘Mad Men’-Era Illustrations by Virgil Partch

After the last few years of watching sad-bastard mid-century businessmen get hammered on Mad Men, the new collection of Virgil Partch’s illustrations from roughly the same period, Cork High and Bottle Deep, is a welcome change. Dry and zany, Partch contributed gag illustrations to some of the era’s biggest magazines, such as Collier’s and True. His influence on magazines like Mad is instantly noticeable, and the one-liners somehow retain their freshness all these years later, making this collection an ideal addition to your bookshelf or bar.

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Via Fantagraphics