The Press: One of the Few

"I'm really ashamed of editorial cartooning in America." says Paul Conrad. "There are over 150 cartoonists, but you can count the good ones on the fingers of one hand."

On anyone's hand Paul Conrad, 35, editorial cartoonist of the Denver Post, counts as one of the fingered few, and is probably the nation's hottest new cartooning property. He has already been given a semiofficial anointment as the heir apparent to the Washington Post and Times Herald's brilliant and club-wielding Herbert Block ("Herblock"). Since January, a Conrad cartoon has gone out each week, together with five Herblocks, to the...

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