Private Collection 12" x 11.50" (Attrib)with Certificate From 1949 to 1951 he attended college in Ohio; first at Hiram College , and then transferred to major in Psychology at the University of Cincinnati . He was drafted into the US Army in 1952, but spent his service years stateside. During that time he made his first cartoons, and became interested in pursuing a career in cartooning. After his discharge he completed his psychology degree in 1954, whereupon he began to study drawing at the Art Academy of Cincinnati . He achieved some initial success when he sold his first cartoon strips to the magazines 1000 Jokes and True .