Here's a good reference for all you UPA types in the crowd. It also goes to my thesis of illustration/cartooning needing to move in the digital age. This type of drawing rose in the 5os as television was putting a clamp on the budgets of features and as a result lots of animators were looking for work. Recessionary times call for us all to be flexible in the application of our skills.
It is a BAA (Bachelor of APPLIED Arts) you know.
Today's Inspiration is a great resource to look at.