Linkert, Lo 1923-2002 : Lo Linkert was born November 23rd in Hilchenbach, Westphalia, Germany. He served in the German military as a Paratrooper during the Second World War until he was severely injured at Normandy. During his recovery, he drew caricatures of the nurses and doctors in the hospital. As a POW after the war, he drew caricatures for both the prisoners and the camp staff in return for cigarettes. He emigrated from Germany to Vancouver in 1956. In Canada, he originally worked doing illustrations for a large department store of the products they featured in their catalogues. He eventually transitioned into drawing editorials and comics. He drew mostly humorous cartoons for various magazines, and published 24 books in his lifetime. His trademark character was "Dimples the Human Golf Ball", but drew both family natured as well as more risqué cartoons. He passed away in British Columbia in 2002.