I’ve known Vance for over 25 years. We first worked together on The Black Cauldron. I can still see Vance with his saddle shoes and a sweater casually draped over his shoulders. His limpid eyes were constantly bemused at the absurdities that swirled around the Story Department, and his throaty laugh filled the room along with his amazing drawings. He reminded me of William Windom, who played James Thurber on the sitcom, My World and Welcome to It. Windom played Thurber with wry and offhand charm, qualities that typified Vance as well. […]

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