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Caborn, Jimmy
cs-"Little Rodney",1937

Cady, Harrison
b. 1877 Gardner, Mass.
ill. Truth magazine
staff - Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1907
staff - Life, 1911
freelance cartoons - Post, St. Nicholas
ill. Thorton Burgess Peter Rabbit books
cs "Buster Blinks" 1913
cs "Peter Rabbit," 1922 (Sun.) NYHTS
brief cb art
d. 1970
               r. Watson, 40 Illustrators
               r. WWACB  
                 
Cagno, Joe (Joe CalCagno)
author of 71,000 comic books,incl Mr.E,Zephyr Jones
art staff - NY Daily Mirror
gag writer for Milton Berle
wr cs "Ricky Stevens", 1948 (ended July 3, 1948)
               r. E&P May 8, 1948, WWACB

Cahn,J.P.
co-cs "Romulus of Rome",61-63

Calkins, Richard W. (Dick)
b. Aug. 12, 1895, Grand Rapids, Mich.
st. Chicago Art Inst.
1st job - art for Detroit Free Press
author Dell comics - westerns
staff - Westways Synd.
panel, "Amateur Etiquette"
cs "Abe Martin"
art cs "Sky Roads", 1929-33
cs "Buck Rogers", 1929-1946
art cs "Clipper Williams" 1937-38
wr cb - Red Ryder (c. 1947)
art cs "Zackie Wack", 1949-55
panel - "Old Cowhand", 1949
d. May 12, 1962
               r. WWACB

Callahan, Jack
b. 1889
staff - NY American until 1940
features - NY American (Hon & Dreary, Calamity, Jones)
cs "Hon & Dearie"
cs "Freddie the Shiek", 1925-28
cs "Calamity Jane"
cb art - Bonnie, Tillie, Filler (1940s)
d. 1954
               r. Obit. E&P Aug. 28, 1954
               r. Obit. NYT Aug. 26, 1954 p.27
               r. WWACB

Cameron, Louis
b. June 20, 1924 , San Francisco
st. Calif. School F.A. (1941)
U.S. Army (1941-1950)
freelance artist (1950-1957)
cs "So It Seems", 1951-1952
cb art - Classic Ill., D.C.
professional author (1957- )
               r. WWACB, CA

Camp,Hal
see Campagna

Camp,Joe
creator,cs "Benji",1981-82

Campagna, Hamlet (Hal Camp)
b.1912
KFS staff 1940-1960
cb art - Western Co.
art cs "Bringing Up Father" 65-81
               r. WWACB

Campbell, Harry Francis
b. (1898)
st. George Washington U.
advertising art
cs "Dean Denton", 1939
cb art- Ace of Space, Human Meteor-40's
               r. WWACB

Campbell, Jack
cs "Meet the Missus"
        
Campbell, Joe
b. 1916 , Long Island, N.Y.
st. Phoenix Art School (NYC)
cb art -Red Dolan, Tom Collins
Army (1941-1945)
asst cs (lettering & art) "Ripley's Believe It or Not", 1946-1956
gag panels to magazines (1952-1956)
cs "Bonnie", 1956-1965
               r. E&P May 12, 1956
               r. WWACB

Campbell, Lang
cartoons in Life, Judge
art "Uncle Wiggly's Adventures", 1919-29
cs "Paddy Pigtail",1930's
              r. Goulart,p.71

Campbell, Stan
cs "The Merriers", 1958-1962
cb art- Davy Crockett, Rocky Lane
               r. WWACB

Camy, Al (Al Cammmarata)
cs "El Encapuchado Negro", 1948-1950
cb art-Airboy, Black Hood, Wizard-40's
               r. WWACB

Caniff, Milton
b. Feb. 28, 1907 , Hillsburo, Ohio
staff - Dayton Journal, Columbus Dispatch
st. Ohio State Univ. - BA in FA
panel, "Mr. Gilfeather",1932-33
cs "Dickie Dare", 1933-34
asst cs "Dumb Dora",1932-33
panel - "Gay Thirties", 1932-34
cs "Terry & the Pirates", 1934-1947
cs "Steve Canyon", 1947-87
d.1987
               r. NCSA
               r. WWAA
               r. WWACB  

Cantone, Vic
b. Aug.7,1933,NYC
st. School of Art and Design, Hofstra Univ.
staff, Newsday,54-59
political cartoonist,NY Daily News,59-
co cs "Mr. Majic", 1968
cartoons in Editor & Publisher
                r.WWAA

Caplin (Capp), Al
b. Sept. 28, 1909 , New Haven, Conn.
st. art in Phila, Boston
panel - "Col. Gilfeather" (1928)
asst cs "Mutt and Jeff",1932
asst cs "Joe Palooka", 1932-33
cs "Lil Abner", 1934-69
wr cs "Abbie an' Slats",1937-45
wr cs "Long Sam", 1954-58
d. 1979
             r. NCSA, WWACB  

Caplin, Elliot
b. Dec. 25, 1913 , New Haven, Conn.
st. Ohio State Univ. (1936)
Navy - WW2
staff - KFS (1937- )
KFS writer
editor, Toby Press
wr cs "Dr. Bobbs", 1940-50
wr cs "Abbie & Slats" ,1946-68
wr cs "Big Ben Bolt", 1950-78
wr cs "Heart of Juliet Jones", 1953-59
wr cs "Peter Scratch"
wr cs "Dr. Kildare",1962
wr cs "Long Sam", c.1958
wr cs "On Stage"
wr cs "Adam Ames",1959-62
wr cs "Best Seller Showcase",1968-77
wr cs "Little Orphan Annie", 1968-1973
wr cs "Buz Sawyer", 1982-87
               r. NCSA
               r. WWACB

Capp, Al
see Alfred Caplin

Caprio, Jack
b. January 19,1932
USAF,Korea
IBM Engineer, c.55-68
asst cs "B.C.",1968--
asst cs "Wizard of Id",1968--
              r. NCSA  

Cardy, Nick (Nicholas Viscardi)
b. Oct. 20, 1920
st. Art Students League, NYC - painting, sculpt.
sculpturing, adv. art, comics
art cs "Batman"
cs "Lady Luck", 1939-1941
asst cs "Casey Ruggles",1952-53
art cs "Tarzan", 1950
Infantry & Armor - WW2 (3 yrs.)
mag. ill., covers  
comic books - Aquaman, Congo Bill, Quicksilver
               r. WWACB, NCSA
               r. NCSA

Carew, Kate
cs "The Angel Child",1902
  
Carey,Ed
gags for Life
cs "Simon Simple", 1905
cs "Dickenspiel Stories", 1907-8
cs "Brainy Bowers"
cs "Pa's Family", 1915-18
d.1920
               r.TWEC

Carlin, Steve
reporter - Brooklyn Times Union
NBC platter series
wr cs "Happy the Humbug", 1946
               r. E&P Oct. 5, 1946

Carlisle, D.T.
cs "Dog Days",1928-29

Carlisle, Tom
cs-"Adventures of Jabby",1930

Carlson, George
b. 1897
gag cartoons ,covers-Judge
asst cs-"Reg'lar Fellers",1942-49
cb art-Jingle Jangle Comics
illus. children's books
d. 1962
             r. WWACB, EAC

Carlson, John Roy (Aredis Arthur Derounian)
b. April 9,1909, Greece
st. NYU
reporter,editor,magazine writer
author - Under Cover
wr cs "Underground", 1945
               r. E&P Apr. 21, 1945
                  WWAm.46-47

Carlson, Wally
b. March 28, 1894 , St. Louis, Mo.
animator - "Dreary Dud" (1916)
cartoon short - " Otto Luck" (Paramount)
founder - Carlson Studios
movies - "The Gumps"
art cs "The Nebbs", 1923-1946
panel & Sunday page - "Mostly Malarky" (1946)
               r. NCS Album
               r. E&P Nov. 6, 1954

Carlton, Don
asst cs (ink) "Doonesbury", 1970s

Carnera,Primo
b. 1906, Italy
circus strong man
European boxer
Heavyweight champ,1933-34
cs "Little Preem" ("Carnera"),1930
              r. Heavyweight Boxing Champions

Carpenter, Steve
co-cs "Ribbons", 1982-84

Carr, Dean
(probably Larry Antonette)
cs-"Dash Dixon"---

Carr,Ed
commercial art in Dallas
Black Light Enterprises
cs Butter and Boop", 1971-72

Carr, Gene (Eugene)
b. Jan. 7, 1881 , NYC
staff - NY Herald, Journal,NY World
cs "Lady Bountiful",1903-05
cs "Nobody Works Like Father", 1906
cs "Baxter Beasleys", 1924-29
cs "Phyllis", 1903-06
cs "Metropolitan movies", 1917-24
cs "Bill",1905
cb art in 1930's
d. Dec. 9, 1959
               r. Who Was Who (1950-1960)
                  WWACB

Carreno, Al
b. 1905, Mexico
newspaper caricaturist
cs "Ted Strong", 1935-39
art cs "Ginger Blue", 1954
cb art-Blue Beetle, Golden Arrow
asst cs-"Casey Ruggles"-50's
illus. for Random House Dictionary
d. 1964
               r. WWACB,EAC  

Carroll, Les
st Landon School
staff,NEA
cs "The Tillers",1945-60
cs "Babe n Horace", 1960-61
asst cs "Boots", 1960
cs "Life with the Ripples",1961-70
cs "Boots" 1961-68
cs "The Gooneys",1965-68
cb art
               r. WWACB  
  
Carroll,Ruth
illustrator,childrens books
art cs "Pussycat Princess", 1936-47

Carter,Ad (Arthur Daniels)
b. 1894
reporter in Brooklyn
cs "Our Friend Mush",c.1916
cs "Just Kids" ("Mush Stebbins"),1923-57
d. 1957
                r. EAC
  
Carson, Joan
cs "Pat The Paris Shopper", 1932-35

Cartwright, Charles
cs "Church Chuckles", 1972

Casale, Mick
st. State U.N.Y. at Plattsburgh, U. Minn.(MFA)
teacher of screenwriting, NYU
author of children's stories and plays
wr cs "Captain Easy",1982-87
                 r. NEA  

Casper, Bob
b. (1930)
st. Columbia, ASL, Hans Hoffman Art School
war service
animated cartoons - Mr. Oop (1957)
cs "The Muggles", 1959
               r. E&P Jan. 10, 1959

Cassatt, Chris
asst cs "Shoe"-color-1997
asst cs "Mother Goose and Grimm"-color-1997

Cassidy, Paul
b. 1910
st. Univ. Wisconsin
cb art - Superman, (1937-1942)
cb - Radio Squad, Slam Bradley (1937-1942)
art cs "Superman", 1939
wr cs "Red Ryder"
staff - Millwauke Tech. College (1971)
               r. WWACB

Casson, Mel
b. July 25, 1920 , Boston, Mass.
st. ASL
Army WW2
gag panels to magazines
cs "Jeff Crockett", 1948
panel - "Angel" (1954-1964)
wr cs "It's Me, Dilly", 1957-1960
panel - "Sparky" (1964- )
co cs "Mixed Singles",1973-74
co cs "Boomer", 1975-80
art cs "Redeye" 1988-
               r. NCS Album
               r. E&P Dec. 26, 1953
               r. WWAA

Cavalli, Dick
b. Sept. 28, 1923 , NYC
st. School of Visual Arts
Army - Air Force WW2
drew skulls & bones for Mus. Nat. Hist.
cartoons in nat. mags.
cs "Morty Meekle" ("Winthrop"), 1956-
gags for "B.C" c.'97
d.Oct.97
               r. NCSA
               r. WWAA

Cavna, Mike
b. (1965)
staff San Diego Tribune
cs "Warped",1997-present

Celardo, John
b. Dec. 27, 1918 , Staten Isl., NY
st. NY School Ind. Arts, ASL
magazine and book illus.
comic books - 1939-Kaanga, GI Joe
asst cs "Lady Luck" 1940-41
Infantry capt. - 1941-1946
art cs "Tarzan", 1953-67
art cs "Tales of the Green Berets" 1967-69
art cs "Lassie",1960-69
art cs "Davy Jones" 1969-70
asst cs "Secret Agent X-9" briefly,1967,1977
asst cs "Big Ben Bolt" briefly,1974
cs "Buz Sawyer" 1982-1990
               r.WWACB
  
Certa, Joe
b. Jan. 2, 1919 , NYC
st - ASL
asst cs "Joe Palooka", 1938-42
US Army - 3 1/2 yrs.
panel - "Pvt. Will B. Right" (in Richmond Times)
freelance comics - 1946
art cs "Straight Arrow",1950
asst cs - Joe Palooka (1956-1959)
asst cs "Curly Kayoe",1958
cb - Witch's Tales, Dick Cole, Young King Cole, Robotman  
cb - John Jones, Dondi, Boris Karloff Tales               r. NCS Album
               r. E&P Apr. 22, 1950
               r. WWACB

Chad
see Grothkopf,Chad

Chadwick,Paul
b. 1957
st. Art Center College of Design
illustrator, movie storyboards
cb art-Concrete, The Badger
art cs-"Dallas", 1981
               r. WWACB
   
Chaffin, Glenn
b. May 15,1897
crime reporter
press agent and screenwriter
wr cs "Tailspin Tommy",1928-34
wr cs "Rusty Rollins"-----
wr cs "Flyin'Jenny",1944-46
wr column "Air Rambling"
d. 1978
               r.EAC

Chan, Ernie
b. 1940,Phillipines
designer
art cs "Conan" 78-79
art cs "The Incredible Hulk" 78
cb art- Doc Savage, Thor
                r. WWACB

Charteris, Leslie (Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin Bnyin)
b. May 12, 1907 in Singapore
st. Cambridge Univ.
entertainer, miner, explorer, hunter, race car driver
Hollywood scenarist
creator - The Saint (1912)
author - over 30 volumes of "The Saint" adventures
wr cs "The Saint", 1948-50
wr cs "Secret Agent X-9"
d. April 15,1993
               r. C.A. 7-8
               r. E&P Oct. 2, 1948
               r. WWACB

Chartier, Albert
b. 1912, Canada
st. Montreal School of Fine Arts
magazine illustrator
art cs-"Les Canadians", 1950-68
edit. cartoonist 1945-60
               r. WWACB

Chase, John
cs "Louisiana Purchase", 1953

Chaykin, Howard
b.1950
st.School of Visual Arts, Columbia College
illustrator, tv scripts, record jackets
cb art-Blackhawk, American Flagg
asst cs (p)-"Friday Foster",1974
asst cs (p)-"Star Hawks", 1979
               r. WWACB
  
Chen, Barbara
letter cs "Mark Trail"

Chen, Michael
b. March 27,1955, Washington,DC
st. Towson State U. (1978),Joe Kubert School
cb  art The Shield, Warlord, Firestorm
asst art cs "Winnie Winkle" 82-83
              r. WWACB, NCSA

Chenoweth, Hugh
art - Kellogg Co's ads.
cs "Ruth and Roxy", 1939
cs "Polly Pippin", 1943
               r. E&P Aug. 7, 1943

Cherney, Harry
co cs "Solve it Yourself (Lance Lawson)"

Childress, Jim (James)
b. 1941, NYC
drew strip for weekly Palma Ceia - McDill News (age 13-17)
US Army until 1961
drafting for construction
staff, Charlotte NC News
cs "Conchy", 1970-77
d. 1977
              r. E&P Mar.10,1973
  
Chism, Jack
cs "Waldo", 1950

Cho, Frank
b. South Korea
st. Prince Georges Comm. College, U. Maryland
art for campus mewspaper
cs "Liberty Meadows", 1997-
               r. CP#113

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