The Wonderful World of J Wesley Smith Author:Burr Shafer Inside-out...upside-down...topsy-turvy...that's The Wonderful World of J. Wesley Smith! Meet history's greatest wrong-guesser in more than a hundred hilarious cartoons! — Burr Shafer (1899 – June 1965) was an American cartoonist. His cartoon collections featured the character of J. Wesley Smith appearing in various historical settings. His ... more »historical satires moved U.S. President Harry S. Truman to write "I'm very proud that I'm smart enough to get the point." His cartoons appeared in The New Yorker and The Saturday Review of Literature.
The J. Wesley Smith character, while not explicitly identified with the explorer John Smith, was depicted in the explorer's situation in a cartoon panel about Pocahontas.« less