Gil Turner was the artist of many of the classic 'Big Bad Wolf' and 'Li'l Wolf' comics of the 1940s and 1950s. As an artist at Western, he also drew 'Barney Bear' comics, as well as other stories with Disney characters. He began his career working with Jim Davis (not the one from 'Garfield') at the Sangor Shop from circa 1943 to circa 1948. There, he worked on among others 'Little Pancho Vanilla' and animal comics for the Coo Coo, Giggle and Ha-Ha comic books. He went to Western after Sangor ended. He was aslo an animator at the Walter Lantz studios. He worked for Western until the early 1960s and died in the 1970s.