ENCOMIA

"Drew Friedman isn't just a brilliant artist. He takes you to a place. He takes you back in time. He makes you smell the stale cigarettes and cold brisket and you say, thank you for the pleasure."
     — Sarah Silverman

"In a world that's increasingly driven by media hype, it's refreshing to find an individual voice who's willing to stick up for the odd and the outrageous."
     — Leonard Maltin

"Drew Friedman is a guilty pleasure. I cringe when I realize, 'Hey, wait a minute, I'm getting older and wrinklier too'."
     — Matt Groening

"I stand in awe of Drew Friedman's technique and the certain flavor of sad old America he captures. He's an awesome talent. I love this guy's stuff."
     — R. Crumb

"Friedman's liver-spots-'n'-wrinkles style of cartoon
 realism is completely mesmerizing."

     — Entertainment Weekly

"Drew Friedman is my favorite artist."
     — Howard Stern

"The Thomas Nast of our time."
     — Slate

"He's the finest caricaturist of his generation."
     — Booklist