April 06, 2017
JOE HARRIS DEAD AT 89
It has just been reported that illustrator, producer and composer Joe Harris died on March 26th. You can read the full story here.
Harris, while working in advertising in the 1950s, developed the Trix rabbit for General Mills as well as storyboarded and wrote the copy for the commercials. In the 1960s, he became an integral part of Total Television performing various functions, the least of which was character design, on King Leonardo and His Short Subjects, Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales, Underdog, The Beagles and Go Go Gophers.