Are you the cartoonist type?

I discovered while browsing some Eagle comics the following two page feature which I thought I’d share

Here we see photos of Terence “Larry” Parkes, Brian Blake, David Langdon, Norman Thelwell, Carl Giles, and Ronald Searle plus an image of their work. Apparently something here was ‘reproduced by permission of Punch‘ but I wonder what – the Larry joke?

Eagle 2 March 1963
Eagle Vol.14:9 (2 March 1963), p16
Eagle Vol.14:9 (2 March 1963), p17