ROWLAND B. WILSON R.I.P.

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On Tuesday June 28th, cartoonist Rowland B. Wilson passed away.luckyseven.jpgLucky SevenWilson is best known for hundreds of cartoons he wrote and drew for national magazines such as TV Guide, Playboy and The New Yorker, among others. He worked in animation for a number of years at Walt Disney Feature Animation (on The Little Mermaid, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tarzan and Hercules), Don Bluth (Thumbelina), and for the Richard Williams studio. He was awarded a daytime Emmy for Educational Animation on ABC television (Schoolhouse Rock), as well as Playboy Magazine’s Cartoonist of the Year Award.A service will be held at Mission San Luis Rey, 4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, California, on Wednesday July 6th at 11:30 am.