Rex May, a.k.a. “Baloo,” a retired postal worker, received his B.A. in Russian language and literature and M.A. in English from Indiana State University. He did a stint in the Army, assigned to the language school and Army Intelligence between undergraduate and graduate school.

In the mid 1970s he began writing for National Lampoon and started gagwriting for freelance and syndicated columnists. By the end of the 1970s, he was drawing cartoons for a variety of magazines and syndicated illustrators. He has drawn cartoons for Reader’s Digest, Saturday Evening Post, Wall Street Journal, Good Housekeeping, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Saturday Review, Woman’s World, and National Review, in addition to some well-known syndicated features and church publications.

He lives with his wife Jean and has three kids Freyja, Tyr, and Bjorn, and two grandchildren.

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