Comic Book Resources has a retrospective on the short life of Mike Parobeck, one of my favorite cartoonists ever:

Michael Parobeck was a comic book artist completely devoted and true to this graphic medium. He always gave readers his best with the hope that his work would uplift their spirits. Franzese explained, “To him, it was all about drawing comics…”

Parobeck’s work has charisma, clear storytelling and a  Toth-like economy of line.  He’s definitely one of my influences.  Full article here.