Previously credited to Bill Woolfolk but it's not in his pay records per Martin O'Hearn.
Not sure if artist Papp modeled the cartoonist in this tale after himself. No photo of Papp is known to exist.
KC - This is no longer true: <https://comicvine.gamespot.com/george-papp/4040-43722/>. Given the age difference, there is a certain resemblance between the photo and Hal Harvey's image, most noticeably on panel four of page three.