Especially during the 1950s Barks drew numerous advertisements, logos, and letterheads for different businessmen when living in the Hemet-San Jacinto area. The first photo is an example of an advertisement, the second is a logo for the Chamber of Commerce, and the third is the front cover drawing for a promotional brochure welcoming new residents to the area.
Barks was quite in demand among the
county's newspaper editors, who often used him to draw
small vignettes for the headers in their publications.
This was, in fact, something he had started long before
he moved to Hemet. Here are two different examples: