October 23, 2011. Undisclosed location in the Middle-East. National Cartoonists Society brings comic relief and illustration to troops in Germany and Middle-East on annual USO visit. Todd Clark, Paul Combs, Bruce Higdon, Bill Janocha, T. Lewis, John Read III, Debbie Schafer, Rob Smith, Jr., Ed Steckley and Sam Viviano brighten spirits for military personnel. Sam Viviano.