Baylor University Poage Library

Bill DeOre Exhibition Cartoon and Self-Portrait


A Little Expansion Never Hurt Anybody! - As the United States watched uneasily, Soviet expansionist tendencies under Leonid Brezhnev led to Russian involvement in a number of conflicts around the world in the 1970s and 1980s, including a disastrous invasion of Afghanistan in 1978. Bill DeOre cleverly fills the entire page with the uncomfortably plump "economy." We can only imagine what would happen next in the cartoon.

DeOre Self-Portrait

Self-portrait, Bill DeOre