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O'Bannon, Gene
author - short stories
gag cartoons
disk jockey - Kansas City, Kan.
wr cs "Mr. C," 1972
               r. E&P March 18, 1972

O'Brian, Bill
theater caricatures for NY Herald Tribune
sports cartoonist
illustrator of Bob Considine articles
cs "Ernie," 1950
               r. E&P June 17, 1950

O'Brian, John T.
cs "Father Victor," 1958

O'Brien, Jack
b. 1922
USAF - 12 yrs. (work for service papers)
freelancer
panel - "Private Stuff," 1953
cs "Keel Karikters," 1958 (Boating Features Synd.)
cs "Albert," 1958
cs "Sad Sack" 1950's
cb -Cool Cat, Sad Sack
               r. E&P Feb. 1, 1958
                  WWACB

O'Brien, Richard
wr cs "Koky" 1979-85
wr cs "Suzy" 1985
wr cb material
               r. WWACB

Oda, Ben
b.(1916)
letterer comic books
letter cs "The Spirit"
letter cs "Dondi"
letter cs "The Dropouts"
letter cs "On Stage"
WWACB--

O'Donnell, Peter
British writer
wr cs "Modesty Blaise" 1970-97
              r. WWACB

O'Hare, Mark
cs "Citizen Dog" 1995--
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Ohman, Jack
editorial cartoonist
cs "Mixed Media" 1994--

Oka, Tom
cs "Deems" 1951-80

Okamoto, Tom (Tom Mako)
b. (1916) Kent, Wash.
st. Chouinard Art Inst.
staff artist - Disney studios
art teacher in Colorado
Army military intelligence, 1943-1947
LA Art Center School, 1947-1951
adv. art & freelance adv. designer, 1951-1955
cs "Little Brave," 1956 (created for UFS contest, 1955)
               r. E&P Dec. 24, 1955

O'Keefe, Neil
art cs "Dick's Adventures in Dreamland" 1947-56

Oksner, Robert
b. Oct. 14, 1916 NYC
st. ASL, NYU, Columbia Univ.
high school teacher
mag. illustrator
cs "Miss Cairo Jones" 1945-47
art cs "I Love Lucy" 1952-55
cb - Jerry Lewis, Bob Hope, Dobie Gillis
art cs "Soozi," 1967-68
wr cs "Dondi" 1967-83
               r. NCSA
                  WWACB

O'Laughlin, Ted
staff, Philadelphia Bulletin
cs "Finney of the Force," 1935-1937
cb-Sparky Watts, Lady in White 1940's
               r. WWACB

Oleson, George
cb art-GI Joe, Wierd Science-1950's
art cs "Ozark Ike" c.1952
asst cs "The Phantom" 1995-96
art cs "The Phantom" 1996-
               r. WWACB

Oldden, Dick
gag cartoons - New Yorker, Esquire, Sat. Review
Kendo (Japanese fencing) instructor
cs "The Genius," 1973-76
               r. E&P April 14, 1973

Oliphant, Pat
b. July 24,1935 Adelaide, Australia
st. Dartmouth College
edit. cart. LATS 1965-79, Univ.Press 1979--
cs "Sunday Punk" 1984
               r. WWAA

Oliphant, Tim
b. 1961
cs "Hermie the Hermit" 1984
NCS--
  
Ollendorff, Julian
st. Pa. Acad.F.A.
staff, NY Herald Tribune
movie producer
cs "Ollie of the Movies," 1935-1938
                 r. Thorndike
Olson, John J.
cb art 1940's
cs "John West" 1946-50
asst cs "Brenda Starr" 1953-70's
              r. WWACB

O'Malley, Austin
Army - WW1
reporter - Chic. Sun
wr cs "Skytroopers," 1942
               r. E&P Oct. 10, 1942

O'Malley, Bill
b. (1903)
staff - S.F. Call Bulletin
staff - Oakland Tribune
author - 4 books
freelance cart., 1940-1955
cs "Reverend," 1956 (created for UFS contest, 1955)
               r. E&P Dec. 24, 1955

O'Mealia, Leo
b. 1884 Rochester, N.Y.
st. Mechanics Institute
illus. for N.Y. Journal, N.Y. World
art cs "Wedlocked" 1912-28
cs "Sherlock Holmes" 1930-31
cs "Dr. Fu Manchu" 1931-33
cb art 1930's
sports cartoonist, NY Daily News 1943-60
d. 1960
           r. WWACB

O'Neal, Frank
b. May 9, 1921 Springfield, Mo.
st. Jefferson Machamer School of Art
gag cart., freelancing
tv storyboards
cs "Short Ribs," 1958
               r. NCSA

O'Neill, Dan
b. 1943 Nevada City, Nevada
forest ranger
art staff - Berkeley Review
cs "Odd Bodkins," 1964
               r. E&P Jan. 18, 1964

O'Neill, Harry
st. Landon Course
professional acrobat
cs "Young Buffalo Bill" 1928-31
cs "Broncho Bill" 1932-50
              r. Goulart-Encyclopedia Am.Comics

O'Neill, Rose
b. June 24, 1874 Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
magazine cartoons
staff, Puck
creator, The Kewpies, 1909
cs "The Kewpies" 1917, 1935-36
d. April 6, 1944
               r. O'Sullivan
  
O'Neill, Sarg
cs "Shanghai Lil," 1973-78
wr cs "Lippy the Yippy," 1970-71
cs "Jack Knife & T. Spoon," 1970

Opper, Frederick Burr
b. 1867 Madison, Ohio
staff - Wild Oats, 1886
staff - Puck, 1889-1899
staff - NY Journal, 1899
staff - NY American
cartoon series "Willie & His Poppa"
cs "Happy Hooligan" 1900-32
cs "And Her Name Was Maud"
retired - 1932
d. 1937

Orcutt, Cash
cs "Joshua Trust," 1960

O'Reilley, "Tex"
cs "Pecos Bill," 1936

Oriolo, Joe
b. Feb. 21, 1913 Union City, NJ
st. Cooper Union
animator for Max Fleischer
owner Felix the Cat properties, 1945
producer - Felix, Mighty Hercules
cb art 1950's-Felix the Cat
cs "Felix the Cat" 1955-66
               r. NCSA
                  WWACB

Orlando, Joe
b. 1927, Italy
st. ASL
cb art- Impact, Panic, Valor 1950's
art in MAD magazine
edit. staff DC comics, 1981-86
wr cs "Little Orphan Annie" 1964
             r. WWACB
Orme, D.
cs "Copp Twins," 1939

Ormes, Jackie
cs "Heartbeats" 1951-54

Orr, Martha
cs "Apple Mary" 1934-38

Orzechowski, Rob
b. 1960
st. Joe Kubert School
asst cs "Barbara Cartland Romances" (p) 1980's
asst cs "Buck Rogers" (p) 1970's
cb art 1980's
             r. WWACB

Osann, Kate (Mrs. W. Chessman)
st. Hunter College
cartoonist - "Tizzy" (for magazines)
cs "Tizzy," 1958-70

Osborne, Ted
wr cs "Mickey Mouse" 1934-47

Osrin, Ray
b. 1928
st. ASL
animator
edit. cart. Cleveland Plain-Dealer
asst cs "Morty Meekle" (p)
cb art 1980's
            r. WWACB

Ostendorf, LLoyd
b. 1921
st. Dayton Art Inst.
mag. ill.
asst cs "Terry and the Pirates" 1940
cb art-Treasure Chest
              r. WWACB
Ostrup
cs "Ali Baba," 1948

Oullett, John
cs "Wonderworld," 1970

Outcault, Richard Fenton
b. Jan.14, 1863 Lancaster,Ohio
st. McKicken University
staff, New York World 1894
feature,"Hogan's Alley"
cs "The Yellow KId" 1895-97
cs "Pore Li'l Mose" 1901
cs "Buster Brown" 1902-1920
d. Sept. 5, 1928
               r. O'Sullivan

Overgard, William
b. April 30, 1926 Santa Monica, Calif.
US Navy Service
Disney anim. 1950-59
cb - Black Diamond, 1948
cb - Steve Canyon, Jungle Jim-1950's
asst cs "Steve Canyon"
art cs "Steve Roper," 1954-88
wr cs "Kerry Drake"
cs "Rudy" 1983-88
d. 1990
               r. NCSA
                  WWACB

Owen, Frank
cs "Ozzie Tittle," 1936
cs "Jasper" 1937-39

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