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Bache, Ernie
st. Cart. and Ill. School
commercial artist
cb art- Attack, Indian Fighter-50's,60's
art cs "Dean Marshall" 48-49
asst cs "Perry Mason" 50
d. 1968
           r. WWACB

Baer, Betsy
wr cs "The Nebbs" 1941
wr cs "The Toodles" 1941
           r. E&P Jan. 11, 1947
    
Baer, Stanley
wholesale grocery business
wr cs "The Nebbs," 1941
wr cs "The Toodles," 1941 (Chicago Sun)
              r. E&P Jan. 11, 1947

Baginski, Frank
b. (1939) NYC
art - children's books & magazines
cs "Plain Jane," 1970-1973
contributor - Family Weekly
cb art- Lotsa Laffs
art cs "Splitsville," 1979
d.1983
               r. E&P Dec. 30, 1978
               r. CP #42    

Bailey, Bruce
cs "How Does It Work," 1962-1972

Bailey, Dorothy Behrens
fashion illustrator
asst. cs "Tom Corbett" (letter) 1951-53

Bailey, Mart
st. St.Johns College
asst cs "Mickey Finn" (6 yrs.)----
cb art - The Face, Skyman, Slam Bradley (1939-52)
edit. cart.
               r. WWACB

Bailey, Ray
animation art
asst cs "The Gumps" 30's
asst cs "Terry and the Pirates" 41-44
cs "Vesta West" 43-44
cs "Bruce Gentry," 1945-1951
art cs "Tom Corbett," 1950
asst cs "Steve Canyon" 60
cb art - Gray Ghost, Steve Canyon, Mandrake
d. (1975)
               r. WWACB

Baily, Bernard
cb art- The Spectre (in Adventure)
cs "Vic Jordan" (PM) 45
cs "Mr. X"
cs "Phyllis" 38-39
founded - All Star Features Synd., 1948

Baker, Erle
cs "Flippers," 1938-1941

Baker, George
b. May 22, 1915 Lowell, Mass.
commercial art in Chicago - 1935
Disney animater - 1937
anim. - "Bambi," "Dumbo," "Pinocchio"
US Army - 1941-"Sad Sack" in Yank - 1942
cs "Sad Sack," 1945-58
d. May 5,1975
               r. E&P Aug. 27, 1949
               r. WWAA
               r. CP#69

Baker, Jim
b. (1926)
staff, Columbus Dispatch 1946-66
cs "The Ohio Adventure"  (10 yrs.)                
cs "Ben Hardy," 1962-1965
cs "The American Journal," 1964
founder -  Pioneer Press Service
panel - "As You Were," 1972
d. Dec. 29,1995
               r. E&P
               r. obit. CBG Feb.2,1996
  
Baker, Matt
b. (1923)
st. Cooper Union
cb art - Lassie, Phantom Lady, South Sea Girl (1944-1956)
art cs "Flamingo," 1952-1956
d. (1962)
       r. E&P Dec.15, 1951
       r. WWACB

Bald, Kenneth (Ken Bruce)
b. 1920
st. Pratt Inst.
cb art - Capt. Marvel, Fighty Yank, Willie (1942-1950)
adv. art, 1949-1955
cs "Judd Saxon," 1957-1962
art cs "Dr. Kildare," 1962-83
cs "Dark Shadows," 1971-1972
               r. WWACB

Baldwin, Bill
cs "Uncle Bud," 1950

Baldwin, Earl
author - screenplays & mysteries
wr cs "Johnny West," 1952
               r. E&P Feb. 23, 1952

Baldwin, Helen
music teacher
wr cs "Freddy"
obit. Washington Post 3-16-98

Baldwin, Robert G. (Rupe)
b. 1914 Washington, D.C.        
st. Corcoran Art School
fine artist, government worker, comic books & adv.
cs "Freddy," 1955-1980
art cs "The Smith Family" 71
               r. Am. Top Cart.
               r. Cart. Profiles #21

Balmer, Edwin
creator cs "Speed Spaulding"

Bare, Alphonse (Al)
cb art - Black Owl, Fighting Yank, Bulletman (1941-1945)
adv. art
cs "Top Hat," 1948-1949
art cs "Dixie Dugan," 1960s
                 r. WWACB

Barker, Gary
b. 1957
asst. cs "Garfield" 85-93
staff, Paws Inc.
cb art- The Hulk, The Mark 80's
                  r. WWACB

Barks, Carl
b. 1901
st. Landon Course
staff, Calgary Eye-Opener, 28-35
storyman, Disney Studios
cb art- Donald Duck, Uncle Scrooge
wr cs "Bugs Bunny" 52
                   r. WWACB

Barks, Gare Williams
Greeting card designer
asst. to Carl Barks 53-67
wr cs "Ferd'nand"

Barnes, Robert
b. (1913) Portland, Oregon
staff - Sparks Tribune
advertising manager - Sears, Calif.
freelance cart.
panel - "Double Take," 1951
panel (& Sun. panel) - "The Better Half," 1956
d.
               r. E&P Sept. 1, 1956

Barnes, Ruth
panel (& Sun. feature) - "The Better Half"

Barr, Mike
b. 1952
st. Univ. Akron
mystery writer
wr cs "World's Greatest Super-Heroes" 81-82
wr cb-Batman, Star Trek
               r. WWACB

Barras, Dell
b. Philippines
st. Univ. Santo Tomas
cb art- Justice Machine, Green Hornet
Marvel character design and tv storyboards
asst cs "Flash Gordon" 86-87
                r. WWACB

Barrett, Monte
cub reporter
newspaper writer
wr cs "Jane Arden" 1929-49
d. 1949
               r. Goulart, Encycl.Am.Comics
    
Barton, Bob
wr cs "Buck Rogers"
  
Barreaux, Adolphe
b. 1899
st. Grand Central Art School
magazine ill.
cs Magic Crystal" 33-35
cs "The Enchanted Stone," 1935
cs "Patty O'Day," 1936-1940
cb art-Dan Turner, GI Jane 50's
                 r. WWACB

Barrett, Jack
US Marines
instructor - Pittsburg Ivy School of Art
cs "Thaxton's Mom," 1969
               r. E&P Jan. 4, 1969        

Barrett, Monte
managing ed. - San Antonio Light
author - Sun in Their Eyes, 1944
wr cs "Jane Arden"

Barrow, Hank
AP editorial cartoonist
cs "Things to Come," 1946-1951

Barry, Bill
b. 1936
st. Corcoran School of Art
animation storyboards
cs "Mr. Holmes of Baker Street" 76-77
cs "Assignment Top Secret" 81
art- Creepie, Eerie-70's
                r. WWACB    
  
Barry, Daniel (Dan)
b.  July 11,1923  Long Branch,N.J.
st. American Artists School
US Army 1943
cb art - Daredevil, Crimebuster, Airboy, Big Town (1940-1953)
asst cs "Tarzan" 47-48
cs "Tarzan," 1948-49 (daily)
cs "Melba" 1947 briefly
cs "Flash Gordon," 1951-90
art cs "Amazing Spiderman" 85-86
d.---              
                r. WWACB
                r. O'Sullivan

Barry, Seymour (Sy)
b. March 12, 1928 NYC          
st. NY School of Art & Design, ASL, Brooklyn Museum
asst. Dan Barry on cb stories
cb work-Mystery in Space, Strange Adventures
asst cs "Tarzan" (ink)
asst cs "Flash Gordon" 1949,56,58-60        
commercial illustration
art cs "The Phantom," 1961-94
               r. WWACB
  
Barsotti, Charles
b. (1934) Texas  
st. Southwest Texas State Univ.
Army service - 1955
counselor/director - School for Exceptional Children  (6 yrs.)
freelance magazine gags - 1962
cartoon editor - Sat. Eve. Post, 1960s
staff - Hallmark Cards
cs "Sally Bananas," 1969-1973
cs "Uncle Charley's Funny Form"
panel - "Broadsides," 1975
author - The Girl Needs A Little Action
              r. CP#68
      
Bassett, Brian
b. Nov.30,1957
st. Ohio State Univ.
political cart. Seattle Times, 1978-94
cs "Adam" 1984--
                   r. Univ.Press Synd.
                   r. CP#68, #93
      
Basso, Tony
cb - Bob's 'n' Schnub's, 1936
cs "Dot & Dash," 1937-1938
               r. WWACB

Bates, Cary
b. 1948
st. Ohio State Univ.
playwright, film scripts, tv scripts-Superboy
wr cb - Superman, Flash
wr cs "Buck Rogers," 1981
wr cs "Lone Ranger," 1981-86
               r. E&P July 18, 1981, CP#51
                  WWACB

Batiuk, Cathy
wife of Tom Batiuk
asst cs "Funky Winkerbean"

Batiuk, Tom
b. March 14,1947  Akron, Ohio
st. Kent State Univ.
Junior High Art teacher
cs "Funky Winkerbean" 1972--
cs "Crankshaft" 1987--
                r. syndicate    
                r. CP #22, #45, #95
                r. O'Sullivan

Batsford, Ben
b. c.1890
police reporter
staff KFS, 1928-38
cs "Doings of the Duffs"
cs "Little Annie Rooney" 1929-30
cs "Charlie McCarthy" ("Mortimer & Charlie")
cs "Frankie Doodle"
               r. WWACB

Battle, Bob
cs "Cyril", 1952-1955

Bauer, Eli
anim. tv commercials
co-creator anim. film "Sidney's Family Tree"
cs "Kermit the Hermit," 1961

Beam, Maurice
cs "Scientific Sam," 1935

Beard, Cecil
b. 1907
st. Chouinard Univ., Trinity Univ.
animator, Disney Studios, Cambria Studios
wr cb Fox and the Crow
asst cs "Ella Cinders" (ink) 52
d. 1986
                r. WWACB

Beaton, Al
edit. cart. - Toronto Telegram
cs "Ookpik," 1965
               r. E&P Jan. 16, 1965

Beattie, Bruce
editorial cartoonist, Daytona Beach News-Journal
panel "Snafu"  1986--
cs "Lester" (1984)
             r. CP#80

Beatty, George
cb art
cs "Want Ad Willy," 1938-42
              r. WWACB
  
Beaven, Frank
adv. art
cs "Bats in the Belfry" 1935
cb art- Doc Smith-48-50
         r. WWACB

Beck, C.C.
b. 1910
st. Univ.Mn., Chic. Acad.F.A.
photographer, adv. art
cb art-Captain Marvel, Dan Fortune
asst cs "Poor Pa" 1928-29
asst cs "Flying Tigers" 1946
            r. WWACB
            r. CP #33
  
Beck, Frank
b. 1893, Tacoma, Washington
staff - NY Tribune 1916-19
Army - WWI
cs "Gas Buggies"
panel- "Down The Road"
cs "Bo," 1940-60
panel - "All in a Lifetime"
d. March 21,1962
               r. NCSA
               r. WWACB
  
Beckett, Gail
asst. cs "Flash Gordon" 1980's

Beeman, Arthur
asst cs "Seein' Stars"
cs "Those Were The Days," 1951-56
cs "Kidding the Kids"
cb art -Snappy, Miss Winky-40's
               r. WWACB

Belew, Ruth
lettering cs "Mary Worth," 1960s

Belfi, John
b. 1926
asst cb art- Buck Jones, Lucifer (1939)
asst cb - Capt. Marvel Jr., Plastic Man, Blackhawks (1943)
Air Transport Command in Asia - 1943
ink cb - Green Lantern, Airboy (1946-1950)
asst cs "The Spirit" 42-43
asst cs "The Saint," 1944-1950
asst cs "Tarzan" (ink) 47-briefly
asst cs "Straight Arrow" 49-50
asst cs "Flash Gordon" (ink)
asst cs "Dan Flagg" (ink)
cb - Daredevil, 1951 (with Roy)
cartoonist/staff artist on newspaper, commercial art (1952)
officer & illustrator - US Power Squadron
freelance art
               r. E&P April 22, 1950
                  WWACB

Bell-Lundy, Sandra
st. Brock Univ.
free-lance art
cs "Between Friends" 1994---
                 r. CP 106

Bender, Jack (John)
b. 1931
st. Univ Iowa, Univ. Mo.
sports cartoons and illus.
asst. cs "Alley Oop" 90-91
art cs "Alley Oop" 91-
asst cs "The Nutheads" (ink) 89-92
                 r. WWACB

Bender, Russ
co cs "The Dwigginses," 1937

Bentley, Stephen
st. commercial art
U.S.Navy
adv. art, L.A.Dodgers, Wham-O Toys
cartoons in Swimming World magazine
cs "Herb and Jamaal" 1990---
                  r. Tribune Media Synd., CP#90

Benton, Jess "Baldy"
staff- Bridgeport Herald
cb art
cs "Jasper Jooks" 48-49
              r. WWACB

Berdanier, Paul
b. 1879
st. St.Louis Sch. Fine Arts
cb art-Sparkman
cs "How It Began" 33-36
cs "Of All things"
cs "Twice Told Tales" 37-38
               r. WWACB
  
Berenstain, Jan
b. 1923
co-cs "Sister"
co author Berenstain Bears books

Berenstain, Stanley
b. Sept. 29, 1923 Phila., Pa.
st. Penna. Acad. Arts
US Army Medical Artist
cs "Sister"
feature -  "It's All in the Family"
co author - Berenstain Bears books
               r. NCSA

Berg, David
b. June 12,1920 Broklyn, N.Y.
st. Pratt Institute, Cooper Union, ASL
US Army Air Force WW2
cb art
Mad Magazine features
asst cs "The Spirit" 40-41
cs "Roger Kaputnik"  92--
               r. WWACB
               r. CA
  
Berg, Bill
wr cs "Scamp" 1960's

Berg, Gertrude
creator cs "The Goldbergs," 1944

Berger, Dan
cb art- Teen Age Mutant Ninja Turtles
art cs "Teen Age Mutant Ninja Turtles" 90-92
                r. WWACB
    
Bergey, E.K
cs "Deb Days" 1927

Berndt, Walter
b. Nov. 22, 1899 Brooklyn
office boy for Herchfield, Gross, Segar - age 16
NY Journal (5 yrs.)
sports cartoons, strips
NY World Telegram - 1 yr.
NY Daily News
cs "Smitty," 1922--
d. 1986
               r. E&P Feb. 8, 1964
               r. NCSA
               r. CP#3, CP#40

Bernstein, Robert
b. 1919
writer-pulp stories, children's books
high school English teacher
wr cb-Congo Bill, The Shadow
wr cs "Judge Wright" 1945
               r. WWACB
  
Beroth, Leon A.
b. (1905)
st. Chicago Art Inst.
US Navy
commercial art, ill., painter
cs "Tom, Dick, & Harry"
cs "Don Winslow of the Navy," 1934-1952
cs "Kitten Kaye," c.1959

Berrill, Jack
b. 1923 Brooklyn, N.Y
st. Brooklyn Tech.
copy boy - NY News
asst cs "Winnie Winkle" - (c. 1940-58)
cs "Gil Thorp," 1958---
d.Mar. 24, 1996
               r. E&P Aug. 2, 1958, CP#37

Berry, Jim
b. Jan 16,1932
st. Ohio Wesleyan Univ.
US Navy
tv animation
management consulting instructor
panel - "Berry World," 1963
cs "Benji," 1973
               r. E&P Feb. 16, 1963
               r. E&P Oct. 6, 1973      
               r. NCSA, WWACB
    
Berry, Michael
b. 1907  Germany
newspaper art
gag cartoons-Collier's, Post
cs "Boogie Woogie"  1942-43
Air Force in WW2
murals and gallery art
               r. NCSA

Berube, Phil
b. 1913
staff - NY Journal, 1930-1934
staff - Bell Synd., 1935-1940
cs "Oh Diana," 1949-53
cs "Homer Hooper," 1953-1956
cb art - gag filler, 1945-1950
art staff - Ft. Monmouth NJ
               r. WWACB

Bess, Gordon
b. 1929 Richfield, Utah
st. Famous Artists Course
US Marines - 10 yrs.
staff - Leatherneck      
art staff - Crest-Craft (15 yrs.)
freelance gags & greeting cards
cs "Redeye," 1967-88
d. 1989
               r. Cart. Profiles #19
               r. E&P June 3, 1967
              

Bester, Alfred
b. 1913
st. U. Pa.
science fiction author-The Stars My Destination
cb stories-1940's
asst wr cs "Mandrake" 1942-45
asst wr cs "The Phantom" 1942-45
d. 1987
                r. WWACB

Bilbrew, Gene
b.1923
st. ASL
author, illustrator
cs "Clifford" 50-51
cb art for Will Eisner
d. 1974
                r. WWACB

Bilko
cs "Camping Coachman & Car Crazy," 1972

Billingsley, Ray
b. July 25, 1957 Wake Forest, N.C.
st. School of Visual Arts - 1979
summer intern - Disney Studios
cs "Lookin'Fine," 1980-82
cs "Curtis" 1989--
               r. E&P Nov. 1, 1980, CP#101
               r. O'Sullivan

Binder, Otto
b. 1911
author, science fiction novels
wr cb Captain Marvel, Aquaman, Jimmy Olson 1940's-50's
wr cs "Our Space Age"  1960-69
d. 1974
                r. WWACB

Birmingham, Lloyd
b. Aug. 23, 1924
st. Parsons School of Design 1946-47
US Army 1943-46
freelance illustrator
creator-The Handy Family
cs "The Handy Family" 1960-76
cs "Helen Homemaker" 1969-73
Book-Do It Yourself With the Handy Family (1960)
book Illustrator 1964-80's
                  r. SATA #12

Biro, Charles
b. 1911
st. Brooklyn Museum Sch. Art
cb art-Crimebuster, Crime Does Not Pay
asst. cs "Foxy Grandpa" 1937
cs "Goodbyland" 1938
cs "Judge Sterling" 1946
d. 1972
               r. WWACB
             
Bishop, Wally
b. 1905 Normal, Ill.
staff - KFS, 1924
cs "Muggs & Skeeter," 1927
Coast Guard - WW2 (4 yrs.)
cs "The Golf Bug"
               r. E&P Nov. 9, 1968
               r. NCSA

Bittle, Jerry
editorial catoonist, Wichita Eagle
cs "Geech"  1982---

Blaisdell, Phillip "Tex"
b. March 3, 1920 Houston, Texas
st. ASL
Air Force - 4 yrs.
art in various fields
asst art on most popular strips - 1952
asst - Drake, Hasen, Wingert, Sagendorf, Capp, Starr
cs "Little Orphan Annie"
d.
               r. NCSA, CP#7
               r. WWACB

Blake, Bud
b. Feb. 13,1918 Nutley, NJ
st. NAD
commercial art - Kudner Adv. Agency, 1937-1941
Army Service - 3 yrs.
art dir. - Kudner Agency (until 1954)
panel - "Ever Happen to You," 1954-66
cs "Tiger," 1965--
               r. E&P April 3, 1954
               r. NCSA, CP#29
               r. WWACB

Blehm, Gary
b. Washington
st. Commercial art in Colo. Springs
waiter, golf club, 1985-89
creator, Penman posters
cs "Penman"
             r. CP#112  

Blosser, Merrill
b. May 28, 1892 Nappanee, Ind.
st. Blue Ridge Coll., Maryland - 1 yr.
st. Chic. Acad FA
staff artist - Motorcycling mag.
polit. cart - Wheeling Register
sport cart - Cleveland Plain Dealer                  
cs "Freckles & His Friends," 1915-65
               r. E&P Sept. 29, 1945
               r. E&P May 22, 1965
               r. NCSA, CP#28

Blum, Alex
b. 1886, Hungary
st. NAD
cb art- Bulletman, Vikings, Classics Illustrated
cs "Illustrated Classics" 1947
cs "Oddities of the News" 1942
d. 1967
                r. WWACB

Blum, Toni (Audrey)
cb writer
wr cs "Lady Luck" 1940
wr cs "The Spirit" 1942
              r. WWACB

Blummer, Jon L.
cb art Fighting Yank, Hop Harrigan 1940's
cs "Hop Harrigan" 42
art cs "Lone Ranger" 39
d.
               r. WWACB

Bogle, Jack
animator
cs "Barnyard Folks" 30's
               r. WWACB
  
Boland, Dick
b. Jan.2,1932, Endicott, N.Y.
asst wr cs "B.C." 1961--
helped create "Woody Allen" cs
columnist for Conservative Chronicle
               r. Conserv. Chronicle

Boldman, Craig
b. Aug. 30,1955 Wilmington,Ohio
st. Joe Kubert School
wr cb -Jughead
wr cs "Archie"---

Bolle, Frank
b. June, 1924 NYC
st. NYHS Music & Art
st. Pratt Inst.
Air Force, 1943-1946
comic books, adv. mag., novels
"Quick Quizes" (for Gen. features)  
cs "Debbie Deere," 1966-69
asst cs "On Stage"  (backgrounds)1956-61
cs "Alexander Gate," 1970-71
asst cs "Rip Kirby" (pencil) 1970-77
cs "Children's Tales" 1961-65
art cs "Encyclopedia Brown" 1976-81
asst cs "Annie" letter 1986-94
art cs "Best Seller Showcase" 1975-77
asst cs "Tarzan" (p) 1982 briefly
art cs "Juliet Jones" 1984-99
art cs "Winnie Winkle" 1982-94
art cs "Apartment 3-G" 1999--
               r. E&P May 21, 1966
               r. E&P Nov. 21, 1970
               r. NCSA, CP#111
               r. WWACB

Bollen, Roger (Rog)
b.  1941 Cleveland, Ohio
st. Kent State Univ., 1959-1963
art studio work in Cleveland
feature - "Ripple Falls," c. 1965
panel - "Funny Business"
cs "Animal Crackers," c. 1967--
book illust.-Alastair's Elephant, The Very Bad Bunny
art cs "Catfish"
art cs "Xenon"
               r. CP #32
               r. O'Sullivan
  
Bolling, Robert
b. 1928
asst cs "Marlin Keel," 1953-1954
cb art - Archie, Little Archie (1955)
               r. WWACB

Bolling, Ruben
st. Tufts Univ., Harvard Law School
attorney in NYC
creator, Tom the Dancing Bug
cs "Tom the Dancing Bug" 1993
                r. E&P Sept. 11,1993

Boltinoff, Henry
b. Feb. 19, 1914 NYC
st. Art Students League
art for NY American
gag cartoons for mags.
cb pages for D.C. comics
panel - "Stoker the Broker," 1959
feature - "Woody Forest" 60
panel "Hocus Focus" 89-92
art cs "Nubbin," c. 1971
               r. E&P Sept. 5, 1959
               r. NCSA, CP#48
                  WWACB

Bond, Dorothy
cs "Chlorine," 1946-1948

Borgman, Jim
b. Feb.24,1954  Cincinnatti, Ohio
st. Kenyon College
gag cartoons
KFS editorial cartoons
co cs "Zits" 1997--
               r. KFS, CP#41

Boring, Wayne
b. 1916
st. Chic. Art Inst., Minn. Sch. Art
cb art - Superman, 1938
asst (p) cs "Big Chief Wahoo"
art cs "Superman," 1939-1968
asst cs "Prince Valiant," 1968-1971
asst cs "Rip Kirby" 1968
art cs "Davy Jones," 1968-1971
cb - Lee's Captain Marvel, 1972
d. 1987
               r. WWACB

Borozinski, Len (Len Boro)
US Navy
staff, Waukegan News-Sun
edit. cart. San Diego Union
cs "Marsh Mellows" 1977
               r. E&P July 2,1977

Borth, Frank
b.1918
st. Cleveland Sch. Art
magazine ill.
cb art-Capt. Battle, Heroic
cs "Bouford" 1949
art cs "Ken Stuart" 1947-50
art cs "There Oughta be a Law" 1971-83
                r. CP#74  
                r. WWACB

Bostwick, Sals
b. 1902
gag cartoonist
cs "one Round Teddy" 1924
cs "Hello Hattie"
cs "Main Street Jed"
asst. cs "Gasoline Alley"
panel "Room and Board" 1928
d. 1930
               r. Goulart-Encyclopedia Am.Comics

Bouchard, Gerry
art cs "Sgt. Stony Craig," c. 1942    

Boughner, Howard
b. 1908 Cadillac, MI
st. Landon School
gag cartoonist
staff NEA
asst cs "Dumb Dora" 1931-36
asst cs "Wash Tubbs"
cs "Mac" 1938-41
panel "Hold Everything" 1941-45
cb art 1940's
wr cs "Dotty Dripple" 1960-76
panel "Mrs. Bee" 1967-70
wr cs "Freckles"
wr cs "Penny"
               r. NCSA, CP#34
               r. WWACB

Bourne, Larz
b. (1916)
st. Chicago Prof. School of Cartooning
animation writer- Fleischer (Popeye, Betty Boop) 1940's-50's,
Terrytoons, Hanna-Barbera (Scooby Doo) 1968-81
cs "The Spacians," 1965
d. 1993
               r. WWACB

Bowen, Chuck
st. Ohio State Univ. (Fine Arts), Am. Acad Art - Chicago
art dir. - Fuller, Smith, & Ross Inc.
freelance, adv. art
art cs "Hagen, Fagin, & O'Toole," 1964
art cs "The Badge Guys," 1971
                 r. E&P

Bowers, Charles
b. c. 1889 Cresco, Iowa
circus & stock company performer
staff - Chic. Tribune, Chicago Star
animator/producer - "Mutt & Jeff"
animator/producer - "The Katz. Kids"
cs "Roasty," (1941)
d. Nov., 1946
                 r. E&P

Bowers, Joe
cs "Dizzy Dramas", 1929-30,37-42
cb art, 1940's
                 r. WWACB

Boyd, Jack (Carleton)
anim. art-Disney Studios
cb writer
wr cs "Uncle Remus" 1963-72
                  r. WWACB

Boyette, Pat
b. 1923
film director, radio actor
cb art - Bounty Hunter, Phantom (1966-1971)
cs "Capt. Flame" 1954-58
                 r. WWACB

Boyle, Phil
b. (1898) Ireland
asst cs "Joe Palooka," (p) 1940's-1950s
d. 1963 Wilkes-Barre,Pa.

Bradfield, Roger
b. Sept. 22, 1924 White Bear, Minn.
st. Minneapolis School of Art, Acad Julian (Paris)
US Army, 1943-46
adv. art - Batter, Barton, Dustine, & Osborne, 1948
freelance art & package design, 1951-1965
author - There's An Elephant in The Bathtub, 1964
         The Big Happy ABC, 1965
         Hello Rock, 1965
         The Flying Hockey Stick, 1966
         Giants Come in Different Sizes, 1966
         A Good Knight for Dragons, 1967
         Pickle - Chiffon Pie,1968
         Benjamin Dilley's Thirsty Channel
cs "Dooley's World," (1972)
               r. CA 19-20
               r. Cart. Prof #26                  
      
Bradley, Marvin
b. 1913
art cs "Speed Spaulding," 1938-41
art cs (characters) "Rex Morgan, M.D.," 1948
asst cs "Kerry Drake"
asst cs "Mary Worth"
asst cs "Steve Roper"

Brady, Bill
cs "Animal Almanac," 1951-1954
               r. WWACB

Brady, M.E.
cs "Buttons and Fatty" 1924-33

Brady, Pat
b. 1948
st. Wisconsin St. Univ.
layout artist - Montgomery Ward
cs "Graves, Inc.," 1980-82
cs "Rose is Rose" 1984--
               r. E&P Oct. 18, 1980, CP#63

Brady, Phil
ghost writer for movies, radio, & cs
wr cs "Taylor Woe," 1946
               r. E&P Oct. 27, 1945

Brady, William
cb art - Fairy Tale Parade, 1940's
cs "Animal Almanac," 1951
cs "Lohar," 1951-1956
cs "Rajah," 1951-1953
              r. WWACB

Brams, Stanley
automotive industry writer - 1935
auto articles - Brittanica Year Books
wr cs "Rod Chance," 1966
               r. E&P Dec. 18, 1965

Branagan, Jim
cs "Our Boarding House," 1969

Brandon, Barbara
(daughter of Brumsic Brandon,Jr.)
st. Syracuse Univ. College of Visual and Perf. Arts
asst. cs "Luther"
fashion writer and illustrator-Essence magazine
cs "Where I'm coming From" 1989---
                   r. Univ.Press Synd.
                   r. E&P Nov.23,1991

Brandon, Brumsic, Jr.
b. April 10,1927 Washington, D.C.
st. New York Univ.
gag cartoonist
cs "Luther," 1969-85
                r. O'Sullivan, CP#69

Branner, Martin
b. Dec. 28, 1888 NYC
stock, repertoire, and vaudeville dancer (1907-1920)
Army - WWI
cs "Looie the Lawyer," 1919
cs "Pete & Pinto"
cs "Winnie Winkle," 1920-62
d. May 19,1970
               r. E&P Aug. 3, 1963
               r. NCSA
               r. O'sullivan

Bransford, Audaver
cs "Red Pepper," 1951-1954

Braucher, William
wr cs "Our Boarding House"
wr cs "The Nut Brothers," 1964

Braudis, Bill
stand-up comic
wr cs "Dr. Katz" 1996--
                 r. E&P Nov.30, 1996

Brawman, Barney
cs "Pinny & His Pals," 1937

Breathed, Berke
b. June 21,1957  Los Angeles, CA
st. Univ. Texas (Photojournalism), 1979
cs "Bloom Country," 1980-88
cs "Outland"  1989-94
               r. E&P Nov. 15, 1980
               r. O'Sullivan

Breen, Steve
editorial cartoonist
cs "Grand Avenue" 1999--
  
Breger, Dave
b. April 15, 1908 Chicago, Ill.
st. Univ. Ill. (Architect), Northwestern Univ.
stockyard factory work
freelance cart. - NYC, 1937
US Army - 1941
creator cs "Pvt. Breger," 1942
author - Private Breger, 1942
author - Private Breger's War, 1944
author - Private Breger in Britain, 1944
author - G.I. Joe, 1945
panel (& Sun. cs) "Mr. Breger," 1946
staff - "Stars & Stripes"  
d. Jan. 16,1970
               r. NCSA,CP#2
               r. WWAA 1953

Breisacher, George
b. Aug. 24, 1939 Toledo, Ohio
US Army Band - 2 yrs.
US Post Office - 5 yrs.
staff - Charlette N.C. Observer
cs "Channel One," (1979) (WFS)
cs "Mutt and Jeff"  1982-83
               r.  NCSA 1980,CP#56

Brennan, Edward
cs "Bing and His Buddies," 1940

Brent, Bob
(see Robert Bernstein)

Bresciani, Andrea
Austrailian animation layout artist for Hanna- Barbera - 1972
newspaper & magazine ill.
art cs "Frontiers of Science" (10 yrs.)

Brewer, Bill
cs "Clyde," 1961

Brewerton, A.W.
cs "Pam," 1935-1941

Brewster, Orrin
st. Cartoonerama Course
computer operator
cs "Color Blind" 1998--
             r. CP#121    

Brickman, Morrie
b. July 24, 1917 Chicago, Ill.
st. Chic. Art Inst.
apprentice to John Groth of Esquire
Army Engineer Corps - WW2
art studios & adv. art
panel - "Do it Yourself" (6 yrs.)
author - Do it Yourself
author - Don't Do it Yourself
cs "Blue Chips," 1960-(1965)
cs "The Small Society," 1966-89
               r. E&P Apr. 16, 1966
               r. NCSA
  
Bridwell, E. Nelson
b. 1931
wr cb stories-Flash, Jerry Lewis, Jimmy Olson
wr cs "Batman and Robin" 1970-72
editor, DC Comics
d. 1987
              r. WWACB

Briefer, Dick
b. 1915
st. ASL
freelance art
cb art
cs "Hunchback of Notre Dame" 1938-39
adv. agency 1960-72
d. 1983
              r. WWACB

Brier, Sam (S.B. Stevens)
b. (1923) Montreal
gags & freelance from age 16
professional sager
art dir. - Army publications
panel - "Mop O'Hara" (2 1/2 yrs.)
cs "Stevie," 1951
cs "Small World," 1952
               r. E&P March 24, 1951
               r. E&P Aug. 9, 1952  
                      
Briggs, Austin
b. 1909 Humboldt, Minn.
st. Wicker Art School, City College of Detroit, ASL
auto illustrator
art - Dearborn Independent  
ill.  - Collier's, McClure's, Blue Book
asst cs "Flash Gordon," 1936-1938
asst cs "Secret Agent X-9" 1935-1937
art cs "Secret Agent X-9," 1938-1940        
art cs "Flash Gordon," 1940-1948 (daily)
magazine illustrator
freelance illustrator - 1948      
Society of Illustrator's Hall of Fame
staff - Famous Artists School
d. Oct. 10,1973
               r. Nostalgia Comics #1
               r. WWACB

Briggs, Clare
b. Aug.5,1875 Redsburg, Wisconsin  
st. Univ. Nebraska
staff - St. Louis Democrat, 1896
cs "A Piker Clerk," 1904
panel - "When a Feller Needs a Friend"
staff - Chicago American
cs "Mr. & Mrs." 1919-28
d. Jan.3,1930
               r. Smithsonian Coll. ,CP#53
               r. Waugh

Brightman, Homer
animation writer, Disney Studios
wr cs "Donald Duck" briefly 1938
               r. WWACB

Brigman, June
b.1960, Atlanta, GA
st. U.GA.,Ga.State
cb art- Power Pack, Supergirl, Star Wars
art-Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego in National Geographic
art cs "Brenda Starr"  1995--
                r. Tribune News Synd.
  
Brinkerhoff, Robert M. (Bob)
b. May 4, 1880 Toledo, Ohio
st. ASL
staff - Toledo Bee, Toledo Blade
cartoonist in NY - 1913
cs "Little Mary Mix-up," 1918-58
d. Feb. 17, 1958  
               r. Becker, Comic Art in America
               r. Thorndike, The Business of Cartooning
               r. O'Sullivan

Brogan, Madeline
st. Art Inst. of Ft. Lauderdale
asst. cs "Hi and Lois" 1989--
cs "The First Lady" 1993
               r. CP#100
  
Brondfield, Jerry
b. Dec. 9,1913  Cleveland,Ohio
st. Ohio State Univ.
sports writer, Columbus Dispatch
reporter, Assoc. Press
author-The Big Ten, Rockne
staff editor, Scholastic Magazines
wr cs "Judd Saxon" 1957-61
                 r. CA

Brookins, Gary
b. Panama City,Fla.
st. Univ. W. Fla. 1972
edit. cartoonist Richmond Times-Dispatch 1979--
art cs "Cobwebs"  1986-87
panel "Pluggers"
co-cs "Muddle America" 1997--
               r. Tribune Media Synd., CP#73

Brooks, Dick
b. Gloucester, Mass.
st. Dartmouth (Sculpture & Life Drawing) - 1 yr.                
Navy, 1940-1945
apprentice - KFS
cs  "Elmer Squee," 1946-1948
cs "Jackson Twins," 1950-78
               r. E&P Aug. 3, 1946
               r. NCSA

Broome, John
b.1913
b. NYC
radio/tv scripts (Martin Kane)
wr cb - Superman
wr cs "Nero Wolfe," 1956
d.1999
               r. E&P Sept. 15, 1956

Brown, Ben
b. (1921)
st. U.Iowa, NAD
WW2- 88th Army in italy
greeting card designer
edit. cartoonist
ghost cs "Curly Kayoe" 1950-54
cb art Richie Rich 1976-82
art for Freedom Writer
               r. WWACB
               r. Freedom Writer

Brown, Ryan
b.1962
cb art
art cs "Teen Age Mutant Ninja Turtles" 1990-91
               r. WWACB

Brown, David
editor - St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1938-1946
wr cs "June Bride," 1946
               r. E&P July 13, 1946

Browne, Bob "Chance"
b. 1948
st. Park College, Sch.Visual Arts
cb art-Flintstones
art cs "Hi and Lois" 1981--
                r. WWACB, CP#103

Browne, Chris
b. May 16, 1952 South Orange, NJ
st. Phila. College of Art - 1971
asst cb art - Bullwinkle, Roadrunner
asst cs "Hi & Lois," 1976-88
asst cs "Hagar," 1972-75
cs "Hagar" 1975--
panels in National Lampoon
               r. CP #36,Cp#102
               r. WWACB
  
Browne, Dik
b. 1918 NYC
copyboy - NY Journal (staff artist later)
staff - Newsweek Magazine
US Army, 1943-1946
adv. cartoons since 1946
art cs "Hi & Lois," 1954 --
illus. Bishop Fulton Sheen books
cs "Hagar The Horrible," 1973--
d. June 4, 1989
               r. E&P Sept. 11, 1954
               r. E&P Sept. 28, 1963
               r. E&P Jan. 20, 1973
               r. NCSA, CP#41

Brown Harry
cs "Love Handles" 1987

Brozowska, Elizabeth
cs "Geraldine" 1962-68

Brozowski, Joe
cb art- Firestar, Green Arrow-1980's
asst cs "Secret Agent Corrigan" 1977
               r. WWACB

Bruce, Leonard
cs Justin Time Tripper" 1983-92
panel "Leotoons" 1983-92

Bryan, Lee
cs "Have Fun," 1957-1972

Bryans, J.K.
cs "Fluffy Duff Sisters" 1900

Bryers, Duane
artist & muralist
staff - Gremlin
US Army - publ. relations specialist
cs "Cokey," 1945
               r. E&P May 19, 1945

Buchanan, Walt
Marine corps combat artist
staff - Columbus Dispatch
staff - Pitts. Post-Gazette
staff - Toledo Blade, 1949 - sports cart.
cs art "Sports Arena," 1952 (Phoenix feat.)
cs art "Champs & Chumps," 1953 (KFS)
               r. E&P July 5, 1952

Buck, Frank
wr cs "Ted Towers," 1935-1938

Buckler, Rich
b. 1949
cb art The Fly, The Fox, Capt. America
asst cs "Secret Agent Corigan" (p)1971
asst cs "The Incredible Hulk" ink 1979
ghost cs "The Phantom" 1990's
                 r. WWACB

Buescher, Alfred F.
cs "Joe & Judy," 1951-1957
co cs "Illustrated Bible Strip," 1936

Buettner, Carl
b. 1903
animator, art editor, book illustrator
cb art Bucky Bug, Bugs Bunny
cs "Charlie McCarthy" 1938-39
cs "Bugs Bunny" 1944-47
d. 1965
                  r. WWACB                

Buford, Mark
st. West Georgia College
office manger, arcitecht firm
stand-up comic
cs "Meatloaf Night With Brewster" 1998--
                   r. United Media Synd.
                   r. CP#120    

Bugg, Robert
commercial art, magazine ill.
cb art - Treasure Island, Bob & Bill (1940-1942)
ghost cs "Dennis the Mennace," 1972 (Sun.)
                  r. WWACB

Bui, Thatch
b. 1950, Vietnam
founder, Artattack Studio, Toronto
cs "PC and Pixel" 1996--
art cs "Cheap Thrills Cuisine"
                   r. E&P Oct. 12, 1996

Bunch, Ross E.
cs "Gabe and Loki," 1972 (unsold)

Bundsen, Jerry
asst (gags) cs "Emmy Lou"

Buresch, Joseph
b. 1916 Pittsburgh, Pa.
st. art instruction & corresp. courses
cs "Detectives Nehi & Skyhi," 1934-37
cb - Detective Pic Stories,Kid Callahan, Adv. Pic Stories (1936-1940)
panel - "Dinah Mite," 1952-72
cs "Ride 'Em Cowboy," 1939
cs "Jimmy Rivers," 1939
               r. E&P Nov. 18, 1952
               r. WWACB

Burgos, Carl
b. 1917
st. NAD
cb - Chesler Shop
cb - Iron Skull, Air Sub D-X (1938-1940)
cs "Air-Sub D-X," 1939
cb - Human Torch , 1939-1942
cb - Capt. Marvel, 1966
cb - Eerie Publ., 1966
               r. WWACB

Burlockoff, Sam
adv. art, illustrator
asst (ink) cs "Flash Gordon" 1950's
cb art - The Shield, The Web, Capt. Triumph (1942-1952)
               r. WWACB

Burnett, Jim
b. (1922)
Navy - 1942
airline company work
freelance gagwriter
wr cs "Nubbin," 1958
               r. E&P Feb. 1, 1958,CP#68

Burnley, Hardin (Jack)
b. 1911
staff - KFS, 1929-1938
gag cartoonist
cb art - Superman, Batman, Starman (1939-1947)
art cs "Batman," 1944-1946
art cs "Superman," 1943-1944
staff - SF Examiner 1967-73
               r. WWACB

Burns, Ray
asst cs "Rip Kirby"  1947-56
book ilustr., incl. Berenstain Bears books
adv. art-Johnstone and Cushing
asst. cs "Gil Thorp" (p) 94-96
art cs "Gil Thorp"  96--
                r. Tribune Media Synd., CP#119  

Burroughs, John Coleman
b. Feb. 28, 1913 Chicago, Ill.
raised on ERB ranch in San Fernando Valley, Calif.
st. Pomona College (Phi Beta Kappa)
ill. - ERB novels, 1936
cb art - John Carter, 1939-1941 (in The Funnies)      
cs "John Carter of Mars," 1941-1943
artist - Warner Bros. Studios
mag. & book ill.
painting & exhibiting
d. 1979
               r. WWACB

Burtis, Al
cs "Dillys" 1932-35

Burvik, Odin (Waugh)
asst cs "Dickie Dare"
cs "Dickie Dare"--

Buscema, John
b. 1927
st. Pratt Inst.
adv. art
cb art-Roy Rogers, Conan
art cs "Conan" 1978-79
art cs "Vera Valiant" 1977
              r. WWACB

Buscema, Sal
b. 1936
cb art- SpiderMan, Avengers
art cs "Amazing Spider-Man" 1962
               r. WWACB

Bushmiller, Ernie
b. Aug. 23, 1905 Bronx, NY
st. NAD
copyboy - NY World
Harold Lloyd comedy writer
cs "Fritzi Ritz" 1925-40
cs "Phil Phumble" 1932-38
cs "Nancy," 1940-82
d. August 15,1982
               r. NCSA
               r. WWAA

Busino, Orlando
b. Oct.10,1920 Binghampton, NY
st. U.Iowa, Sch. Visual Arts
gag cartoonist
cb art
asst. cs "Gil Thorp"-letter-1998
               r. NCSA, CP#1

Butler, Nate
b. Feb 1,1954 Meriden, CT
adv. art director, Albuquerque News
cb art-Archie, Mighty Mouse, Popeye 1985-89
wr cs "Archie" 1985-86
Christian comics publisher
founder, ROX35 Media
               r. WWACB

Butts, Bob
cb art-Captain Marvel, Lance O'Casey
asst cs "Mike Hammer" 1953
                r. WWACB

Byck, Lester
reporter - Brooklyn Daily Times
staff - NY Eve. Journal
ed. - Pictorial Review
prod. manager - KFS, 1955-1978
wr cs "Ripley's Believe It or Not"--    
               r. E&P Dec. 30, 1978

Byrnes, Eugene F. (Gene)
b. March 18, 1889 NYC
1st job - sports cart. for NY World
author - A Complete Guide to Drawing
author - Dogs
gags - Ladies Homes Journal
cs "Reg'lar Fellers" 1924-48
d. July 26, 1974
               r. obit - NYT July 27, 1974
               r. WWAA 1953

Byrnes, Loy
b. 1906 Jersey City, NJ
st. ASL
copyboy - NY World
freelance cartoons
cs "Adventures of Tom & Jane"
cs "Streaky" 1937-38
cs "Dopey Dildock" 1937-38
cs "Spunky" 1941
cs "Punchy & Judy," 1945
               r. E&P June 2, 1945
               r. Sheridan, C. & Their Cr.
               

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