Dean Norman was a greeting card artist for companies like Hallmark and American Greetings for thirty years. He retired from greeting cards in 1990, and now draws Wally's Woods cartoons. Dean met Richard Watson in 1952 when they were both cartoonists for the student humor magazine at the University of Iowa. In the Dark Cave is their first collaboration. Dean lives with his wife Maureen in Cleveland, Ohio. To see his current work, VISIT Dean Norman's website here.