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Abbott, Jack
cs "Nevada"
cs Zane Grey strips

Abel, Jack
b. 1927
st. Cartoonists and Illus. School
cb art-Attack, Mighty Samson
cb inks-Superboy, Lassie
asst.cs "The Green Berets" -i-67-69
d. 1996
              r. WWACB

Abeson, Marion
st. NYU,Sorborre,Columbia
writer of children's songs
author - Playtime with Music
wr cs "Willie Woo," 1958
               r. E&P Sept. 27,1958

Abrahamian, Emil
b. Sept. 1, 1926 Buffalo,N.Y.
st. State U. College of Buffalo-Albright Art Inst.
freelance cartoonist
cs "Stumpy Stumbler" 1983--
cs "The Spacers"  1980--
               r. NCS

Abrashkin, Raymond
b. 1911 Brooklyn, N.Y.
st. City College of NY
author-Danny Dunn series
art dept. - PM
wr cs "Timmy," 1947
screenplay-The Little Fugitive
d. Aug. 25, 1960
                 r. CA

Acomb, Robert
adv. agency work
cs "Jack & Judy in Bibleland," 1947
cs "Christina Anders," 1950
               r. E&P

Adams, Eustace
cs "Andy Lane," 1933

Adams, Neal
b. June 14, 1941
st. NY Indust. Arts School
cb art - Archie, 1959
illus, animation, adv. art
art-Creepy mag.
asst cs "Bat Masterson," 1959
art cs "Ben Casey," 1962-1966
asst cs "Peter Scratch," 1966
asst cs "Juliet Jones," 1967
asst cs "Secret Agent Corrigan," 1967
cb art - Deadman, Spectre, Creppy (1967)
asst cs "Rip Kirby," 1968
asst cs "Big Ben Bolt"
asst cs "On Stage" 1970
               r. E&P June 27,1964
               r. WWACB

Adams, Scott
b. (1958)
st. Hartwick College (1979), UC Berkeley (MBA)
engineering staff, Pacific Bell
cs "Dilbert"  1989--
                r. United Media Synd.
                r. Nebraska Blueprint Winter 1966
  
Adcock, Elliot
asst cs "Smilin' Jack," 1944

Addis, Don
edit. cart. - St.Petersburg Eve. Independent
cs "Briny Deep," 1980-81
panel "Bent Offerings"
cs "The Great John L."--

Adkins, Dan
b. 1937
U.S. Air Force - disch. 1958
contrib. - SATA & s.f. zines
commercial art
cb - Thunder Agents, Submariner, Creepy
asst cs "Rip Kirby"
           r. WWACB

Adler, Jack
b. 1918
st. Brooklyn College
DC Comics-color artist-49-81
asst cs "Prince Valiant"-color-38-42
            r. WWACB

Afonsky, Nicholas
b. Russia (1891)
US in 1923
cartoons - Judge
edit. cart. - NY Daily Mirror
staff - KFS, 1931
asst cs "Minute Movies"
art cs "Ming Foo" 1935-43
art cs "Little Annie Rooney" (Sun.)1935-43
d. June 16, 1943
               r. E&P June 26,1943

Agee, E.O.
cs "The Ant Hill," 1974

Agoo
cs "The Drimbles," 1971-1972

Ahern, Eugene
b. 1895 in Chicago
st. Chic. Art Inst.
butcher boy
1914 - joined NEA in Chicago
cs "Auto Otto"
cs "Crazy Quilt"
cs "Squirrel Food"
cs "Our Boarding House," 1921-1936 (Maj Hoople - NEA)
cs "Room & Board," 1936 (Judge Puffle - KFS)
d. March 6, 1960 in L.A. Calif.            
               r. obit. E&P March 12,1960

Ahlsen, Rolf
st. Columbia Univ., Univ. Ill., ASL
asst cs "Winnie Winkle"
asst cs "Terry & The Pirates"
asst cs "Aggie Mack"
women's pg. editor - NY News
wr local cs "Super Duper," 1968 (w/Bill Knesse)  
               r. E&P Feb. 8, 1975

Akers, Arthur
co cs "Bugwine," 1935

Albert, Jerry (Gerald)
st. NYU
magazine editor; cb production,40's
wr cs "Miss Cario Jones," 1945
            r. WWACB

Albertson, Ward
b. May 30,1927 in W. Palm Beach, Fla.
apprentice Zach Mosley
Naval Intelligence - WW2
st. Chicago Acad FA
asst cs "Surgeon Stone" (asst Dick Fletcher)
asst cs "Smilin' Jack" (asst Zack Mosley)
               r. NCSA

Alcala, Alfredo
b. 1925, Philippines
illustrator
cb art- House of Mystery, Conan
art cs "Rick O'Shay" 1977
art cs "Conan" 1980
art cs "Star Wars" 1980
              r. WWACB

Alderson, Court
b. Jan. 31, 1907 Eldorado, Ark.
st. Landon & Evans Courses, Chicago Acad FA (1927-1928)
cartoons - Pine Bluff Commercial
political cart, s-f covers, cb work
cs "Travelin' Arkie," 1950
cs "Sonny South," 1951-72
               r. NCSA
               r. WWACB

Alexander, Franklin O.
b. Nov. 3, 1897 St. Louis, Mo.                
st. Northwestern Univ., Chicago Acad FA
cs "The Featherheads"
cs "Finney of the Force"
cs "Hairbreadth Harry," 1931-1937
freelance art, 1938-1941
edit. cart. - Phila. Bulletin, 1942-1967
author - Joe Doakes' Great Quest, 1967
               r. WWAA

Alfieri, Janet
features writer, newspaper chain
wr cs "Suburban Cowgirls" 1990-95
               r. CP #92

Alger, Edwin ("Jay Jerome Williams")
cs "Bound to Win"
cs "Ben Webster," 1935-1940

Allen, Ben Dave
cs "Malaria Muggs," 1928-1930

Allen, Colin
b. 1912 Hammond, Oregon
st. Calif. Sch. FA, ASL, Pratt Inst.
adv. art
KFS, 1946-1956
cs "What a Family," 1946
               r. WWAA

Allen, Dale
credit : cs "Mary Worth", 1940-
(this was Allen Saunders and Dale Conner)
  
Allen, Harry
b. (1941)
staff - NY Daily News
staff - Wash. Post
wr cs "Dupont Circle"
               r. E&P Sept. 29,1979

Allen, Robert S.
b. July 14, 1900 Latonia, Ky.
journalist
column - "Washington Merry Go Round" (w/Drew Pearson)
wr cs "Hap Hopper," 1939

Allen, Rube
co cs "Anabel & Rupert," 1935

Allen, Stookie
b. 1901
pulp artist
cb art - fillers, 1929-1940s
cs "Bug Movies" 1930
cs "Men of Daring," 1934-1937
cs "Illustrated Crimes," 1936-1939
               r. WWACB

Alley, Cal
b. Oct. 10, 1915 Memphis, Tenn.
st. American Acad., Chicago Acad FA (1935-1936)
panel - "Hambone's Meditations," 1934-1954
edit. cart. - Kansas City Journal
staff - Nashville Banner, until 1945
edit. cart. - Memphis Commercial Appeal, 1945
cs "The Ryatts," 1954-66
d.
               r. E&P Sept. 4, 1954
               r. NCSA
      
Allman, Walter
cs "Doings of the Duffs," 1915-1924
d. 1924

Altman, Gerald
b. 1919
cb art-Blue Beetle
asst cs "Funnyman" (ink) 1949
                 r. WWACB

Alvarado, Pete
b. 1920
st. Chouinard Art Inst.
animator - 1937
cb art for Western Publ. - Beagle Boys, Gene Autry
cs "Roy Rogers" (daily) 1948-57
cs "Gene Autry" (daily) 1952
art cs "Mr. Magoo," 1964-1966
               r. WWACB

Amato, Andy
asst cs "Li'l Abner," c. 1936-1946

Ambrosavage, John
cs "Hotel America" 1983
editorial cartoonist, Washington Free Press

Amend, Bill
b. 1962, Southampton, MA
st. Amherst College
animation art, movie production work
cs "Fox Trot" 1988---
               r. Universal Press Synd.

Amendola, Sal
b. 1948
st. Sch. Visual Arts
adv. art
cb art- Archie, Green Arrow
asst. cs "Winnie Winkle" 1980's
              r. WWACB

Amory, Monfort
art cs "Pieces of 8," c. 1935

Anderson,Andy
asst cs "Dick Tracy," c. 1958

Anderson,Brad
b. May 14, 1924 Jamestown, NY
st. Syracuse Univ., 1951
US Navy - WW2
freelance cartoonist - 1953
cs "Grandpa's Boy," c. 1954
cs "Marmaduke," 1954-- (daily panel & Sun.)
               r.NCSA, WWACB

Anderson, Brent
b. 1955
cb art-Batman, X-Men
art cs "Star Wars" 1983
              r. WWACB  

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