The Press: Rap for Capp

As any of his own slobbering fans can plainly see, Cartoonist Al (Li'I Abner) Capp dotes on needle-etched caricatures, e.g., Slobbovian Statesman John Foster Dullnik, curly-haired Pianist Loverboy-nik. As Chester (Dick Tracy) Gould well knows from the strip-within-a-strip Fearless Fosdick, Capp is not even (gasp!) a respecter of funny-paper characters. But last week, while readers watched Capp spoof Cartoonist Allen Saunders' lovable, motherly missus-fixit Mary Worth as a nasty, interfering old harpy named Mary Worm, the worm turned: Capp himself emerged in Mary Worth drawn as a swinish (ugh!), detestable cartoonist named Hal Rapp.

Conceived by Saunders and drawn by his partner...