New Year's cover by Walt Kelly
Carl Barks is an american cartoonist, comic book artist and painter who's famous for his work with Disney comics. Carl was posthumously dubbed by fans "the good duck artist" or "the Duck Man" as he was one of the first to write and illustrate Donald Duck stories as well as being the creator/artist behind Scrooge McDuck.
Walt Kelly is an American animator/ cartoonist who began his career working at Walt Disney studios contributing to animated films like Pinnochio, Fantasia and Dumbo. Walt later went on to work for Dell comics where he is most famous for creating the comic strip Pogo, which became his platform for social and philosophical commentary.