Penuelas, Bob

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Surf cartoonist from San Diego, California; creator of the vapid but optimistic Wilbur Kookmeyer cartoon character. Penuelas was born (1957) and raised in San Diego, the son of a technical illustrator, and began surfing in 1970. He took junior college commercial art classes and worked briefly as a technical illustrator, but is for the most part a self-taught artist and cartoonist. In 1980 he tea...

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