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Blake, Budlocked

(13 February 1918–26 December 2005)
  • Dennis Wepman


Blake, Bud (13 February 1918–26 December 2005), cartoonist, was born Julian Watson Blake in Nutley, New Jersey, the son of George Blake, an advertising artist, and Hazel Metcalfe, a boardinghouse operator. Julian's father, an art director at the Batten Company, later the prominent advertising firm Batten, Barton, Durstine, and Osborne, was a noted illustrator responsible for many famous images, including the iconic Dutch boy in the ads for Dutch Boy Paint....

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