Cards by John Caldwell
Not much is known about Caldwell's early days. Rumors of his once being a carnival dunk tank clown remain just that - unsubstantiated rumors. There is documentation, however, that he did spend parts of 1969 and 1970 working for the State of New York as a cartographer. Realizing, under pressure from supervisors, that drawing maps was not the creative outlet he'd imagined it to be, Caldwell moved on to cartooning, an even more tenuous means of expression. Nevertheless, over the years, his drawings have appeared in many publications, including The National Lampoon, Writer's Digest, Playboy, Barron's, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest and Harvard Business Review. Caldwell also designs greeting cards for Recycled Paper Greetings and Nobleworks.
The humor and hilarity on display in this great grouping of greeting cards from John Caldwell is as vast and varied as the collection itself. Occasions and holidays ribaldy and raucously represented include: Birthday, Father's Day, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Wedding Congratulations, Get Well and Thank You.
All of these funny, fantastic, fabulous cards are brightly and cleverly cartoon illustrated and colorfully bordered in differing shades of purple, red, pink, blue and yellow. And every good-natured greeting is wittily worded for maximum recipient enjoyment and mirth, no matter what they be celebrating or recovering from.
This tremendous, terrific, rib-tickling, eye-teasing and gut-pleasing mass of missives will get the job done with epic fun and awesome cheer, when you send any one of them out to somebody special in commemoration of a big event or with commiseration in recognition of an epic sick day or B-Day.