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Jacobson, Sid
b. 1929
st. NYU
novels; playwright
wr cs "Flash Gordon" 1953
wr cs "Richie Rich"
wr cb Casper the Friendly Ghost 1950's-80's
cb editor- Harvey, Archie, Marvel
             r. WWACB  

Jaffee, Allan
b. March 13, 1921 Savannah, Ga.
freelance art
art in Humbug, Trump
gag cartoons
contrib. to Mad-creator Mad Fold-ins
cb art -Patsy Walker-1949-56
cs/panel "Tall Tales" 1958-65
wr cs "Debbie Deere" 1966
cs "Jason" 1971-74
           r. WWACB  

Jahns, George
art cs "Strange As It Seems", 1949

Janeway, Jim
cs "Peon Romeo", 1973

Janocha, Bill
b. 1959
asst. to Mort Walker
asst. cs "Gamin and Patches"
NCS---

Jansson, Tove
b. Finland
illustrator, sculptor, author
cs "Moomin", 1957
               r. E&P July 20, 1957

Jantze, Michael
st. Calif. State Univ.-Northridge
freelanced in film
book, Normal USA
senior graphic artist, Marin County Indep.Journal
cs "The Norm" 1997--
               r. E&P Jan.18,1997  

Jaruis, J.
cs "Mayor McGupp", 1948

Jaudon, Ron
cs "Middle Ages" 1985

Jay, Jack
cs "Station I-M-D-Z", 1937

Jenkins, Jerry
b. Sept. 23, 1949 Kalamazoo, Mi.
st. Moody Bible Inst.
radio and newspaper work
author, sports biographies, Bradford family novels
editor, Moody monthly
wr cs "Gil Thorp"
                  r. CA

Jenney, Bob
b. 1914
illus. juvenile books
cb art- Cisco Kid, G-Man 1940's-50's
cs "Wendy the Waitress" 1946
asst cs "Bringing up Father" (p)1982
           r. WWACB

Jensen, Cecil
b. Jan. 17, 1902
st. Chic. Acad. FA
freelance art
illus. - L.A. Daily News (1924)
staff - Chic. Daily News
edit cart. - 1928-1946
cs "Elmo", 1946
d. 1976
               r. E&P Oct. 5, 1946

Jepson, Paul
cs "Rod Rian of the Sky Police", 1935

Jippes, Daan
b. 1945, Netherlands
Disney Studios, 1980
cb art-Donald Duck 1980's
art cs "Donald Duck" 1986-89
wr cs "Gummi Bears" 1986-87
art cs "Mickey Mouse" 1981-82
wr cs "Mickey Mouse" 1988-89
wr cs "Scamp" 1986-89
              r. WWACB

Johnson, Bill
st. U. Minnesota - 1952
Navy lietenant
staff - Danbury News-Times
staff - Baltimore News-Post
staff - Minneapolis Tribune
cs "Arnold", 1961
               r. E&P Dec. 10, 1960

Johnson, Bob
commercial art in Calif.
book illust.
cs "Hello, Carol" 1980
               r. E&P May 17, 1980

Johnson, Crockett
see Leisk, David

Johnson, Ferd
b. Dec. 18, 1905 Spring Creek, Pa.
st. London Course, Chic. Acad. FA
asst cs "Barney Google"
asst cs "Moon Mullins", 1923-1958
cs "Texas Slim", 1924-1926
Chic. Tribune color artist
cs "Lovey Dovey", 1930
cb art c.1945
cs "Texas Slim", 1940-1958
cs "Buzzy" 1947  
cs "Moon Mullins", 1958-83
               r. NCSA
                  WWACB
  
Johnson, Frank
b. 1931 Miami, Fl.
service - Korea "Stars & Stripes"
cb art- Little Genius, Little Rascal Twins, Beetle Bailey,Flintstones-
1950's-80's
freelace & adv.art
asst cs "Amy"
art cs "Beany" 1968-74
asst cs "Hi and Lois" 1970's -ink
asst cs "Beetle Bailey" 1970's-ink
cartoons - " Miss Caroline"
asst cs "Boner's Ark" 1970's
art cs "Boner's Ark" 1981--
cs "Bringing up Father" 1981--
art cs "Disney Classic Tales" 1982 briefly
                 r. WWACB
  
Johnson, James
cs "The Space Frontier", 1960-1963

Johnson, Jimmy
cs "Arlo and Janis" 1985--
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Johnson, Martin
wr cs "Danger Trails" 1934-35

Johnson, Tom
Fred Johnson's son
st. Stanford U., Art Center School (L.A.)
armed forces in Korea
asst cs "Moon Mullins"
animator - Betty Boop
animator - Out of the Inkwell    
animator - Famous Studios (head of Popeye series)
wr cs "Little Audrey", 1950
art dir - Project 7 Project
cs "Moon Mullins" 1978-90
               r. E&P Dec. 16, 1950

Johnson, Walter T.
cb art 1940's-The Saint, The Key
art cs "Rick Kane" 1951-52
cs "Johnny Falcon", 1952
cs "The Sundown Kid", 1952
asst cs "Li'l Abner"  1936, 1950's-60's (ink)
                r. E&P Feb. 23, 1952
                   WWACB

Johnson, Will
asst cs "Nancy"

Johnston, Lynn
b. 1947, Canada
adv. art
med. illus. 1970-75
cs "For Better or Worse" 1979--
            r. WWACB

Jones, Bruce
b. (1946)
mag. ill.; book editor
wr cb House of Mystery 1980's
cb art- Ariel, Alien Worlds-1980's-90's
art cs "Flash Gordon" 1990-91
             r. WWACB
  
Jones, Bud (Ralston)
b. January 9,1927 Euclid/Salem, Ohio
st. Kenyon College, Sch. Visual Arts
US Navy service-2 yr.
adv. art - Johnstone & Cushing
gag cartoons and covers
co cs "Mr. Abernathy", 1957-1978
wr gags - "Beetle Bailey"
wr gags - "Hi & Lois"
wr gags - "Boner's Ark"
               r. NCSA

Jones, Chuck
animator, Warner Brothers Studios
cs "Crawford and Morgan" 1978

Jons, Ed
cs "Little Ezra", 1938

Jordan, John  
edit. cartoonist NY Journal
cb - Don Winslow, Dick Cole, The Cadet-1940's
art dir - comic books (Fawcett)
animated cartoons in Hollywood
art cs "Don Winslow", 1953-1955
               r. E&P Mar. 21, 1953  
                  WWACB

Jud, Gus
art cs "Little Dave" 1930-31
cb art- Jigger, Willie-1940's
               r. WWACB

Juhre, William
st. Audobon Art School, Chicago Art Inst
ill. & edit. cart. - Milwaukee Journal
art cs "Tarzan" 1936-38
cs "Len & Oinie"
asst. cs "Flash Gordon"
art for Lord and Thomas Agency
instructor - Am. Acad Art
cs "The Orbits", 1947
               r. E&P May 17, 1947
               r. Robert Bennett-Tarzan Page

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