From The Comics Journal, May 18, 2016, this lengthy informative piece by Paul Tumey, “The Screwball Comics of Gus Mager: Hippos, Monks and Sherlock Holmes” — Read it here.
Ink Spill’s New Yorker Cartoonists A-Z entry for Gus Mager:
Born, 1878, Newark, New Jersey. Died, July 17, 1956, Murrysville, Penn.
New Yorker work: 5 cartoons, March – July of 1925. It should be noted that a character named “Groucho” in Mr. Mager’s “Monk Family” comic strip was the inspiration for Julius Marx’s stage name, “Groucho.” Read more about it here
Pat Byrnes joins the ever expanding list of New Yorker cartoonists sharing their tools of the trade on Jane Mattimoe’s blog, A Case For Pencils. See Mr. Byrnes entry here.