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Pabian, Jim
b. 1909
cartoonist - 1938
cs "Hollywood Johnny"/"Screen Girl," 1945-1948
tv commercial animation
writer/director - tv commercials
cb art
cs "Go-Go Groover," 1969
founder - Edit. Workshop Synd.
d. July, 1996
               r. E&P Oct. 19, 1968
               r. E&P Jan. 11, 1969
               r. WWACB

Page, Lou
cb art
cs "Little Peanut," 1951

Paolo, Tony
cb ink - Korak
asst cs "Nubbin"-ink

Paprocki, Tom
sports cartoons
cs "Rollo Rollingstone" 1932

Paris, Charles
b.1911
st. ASL, Grand Canyon Sch. Art
cb inker-Batman
asst cs "Batman" ink 1943-46
d. 1994
           r. WWACB

Parker, Brant
b. Aug. 26, 1920 Los Angeles, Calif.
st. Otis Art Inst.
staff - Los Angeles News
various newspaper jobs
gags in True & Sat. Eve. Post (with J. Hart)  
art cs "The Wizard of Id," 1964--  
               r. NCSA

Parker, Gladys
b. Tonawanda, NY
cs "Guy & Her Gang," 1928-29
cs "Flapper Fanny" 1930-35
panel & Sun. cs "Mopsy," 1937-66
asst cs "Flying Jenny" (p)1942-44
column - "Dear Gals & Guys," 1960
d. April 28,1966
               r. E&P Oct. 16, 1948
                  NCSA

Parker, Jeff
asst. cs "Blondie" 1990's

Parker, Rick
b. (1947)
cb work
asst cs "Prince Valiant" letter 1983-87
asst cs "Rip kirby" letter 1983-87
asst cs "SpiderMan" letter 1984-92
              r. WWACB

Parks, Dwight
cs "Amby", 1958

Partch, Virgil
b.  Oct. 17, 1916 St. Paul Island, Alaska
st. Chouinard Art Inst. (LA)
staff, Disney Studios
Army sevice
freelance panels
cs "Big George" 1960-84
panel "Captain's Gig" 1977-79
d. 1984
               r. NCSA
               r. WWAA
               r. WWACB

Pasko, Marty
b. 1954
cb writer
wr cs "Star Trek" 1982
wr cs "World's Greatest Superheroes" 1977-79
                r. WWACB
  
Passingham, Oliver
cs "Lesley Share," 1953-1954

Pastoret, George
cs "Our Boarding House," 1977      

Patten, William Gilbert
b.  1866
newspaper reporter
dime novel author
creator - "Frank Merriwell" (as Burt Standish)
cs "Frank Merriwell," 1936

Patterson, Alicia
feature reporter - 1927
founder - Newsday (1940)
wr cs "Deathless Deer," 1942-1943
               r. E&P Oct. 10, 1942

Patterson, Russell
b. 1894 Omalia, Nebraska
st. McGill Univ. Chicago Acad FA
painting & comercial art
panel - Pin up Girls
cs "Mamie," 1950-55
               r. E&P May 6, 1950
               r. NCSA

Payette, Jim
creative dir. - Witcher & Assoc. adv. agency
tv animation & puppetry
art cs "Mr. C," 1972
               r. E&P March 18, 1972

Payne, Charles M.
b. 1873 Queenstown, Pa.
art staff - Pittsburgh Post
Sun. page - "Coon Hollow Folks"
cs "The Possum Gang" 1910
cs "Bear Creek Folks," 1911
cs "Yennie Yonson"
cs "S'Matter Pop," 1910-1940,(1919-1949)
cb art-Abbott and Costello 1948
d. 1964        
               r. NCSA
               r. Smithsonian Coll.
               r. Goulart, Encycl.Am.Comics
  
Pazmino, Victor (Vic Paz)
cb art
cs "Bush League Barry" 1930-34
cs "Figgers Family" 1927-28
panel "Jimmy Jams" 1928-34
                r. WWACB
 Pearlroth, Norbert
b. 1897 Australia
bank clerk
news column - Natl. Jewish Post & Opinion
researcher cs "Believe It or Not," 1923
               r. Modern Matunity June 1974

Pearson, Drew
b. Dec. 13, 1897 Evanston, Ill.
st. Swarthomore College
staff - Baltimore Sun, 1929-1932
column "Washington Merry-Go-Round," 1931
wr cs "Hap Hopper," 1940
               r. CA 5-6

Pease, Lute
b. 1869 Nevada
st. Franklin Academy
cs "Powder Pete"
edit. cartoonist Newark Evening News 1914-52
d. 1966
                r. O'Sullivan

Pederson, Kern
b. Minnesota
edit. cartoonist
2 yr. US Navy
cs "Little Farmer"
art teacher in North St. Paul
               r. NCSA

Pellowski, Mike
cb writer
wr cs "Archie" 1985-87
             r. WWACB

Penn, Nick
cs "Uncle Dudley," 1946-1948
cs "Bessie," 1948-1950

Peoples, Tom
b. Cleveland, Ohio
st. John Carroll Univ.
US Army - photographer, combat engineer
Central Press Assoc. - 1938
NEA - picture editor - 1953
NEA - comics editor - 1958
wr cs (Sun.) "Our Boarding House," c. 1968
               r. CP #22

Peppe, Mike
b. 1921
asst cs "Gran'ma" ink
asst cs "Ken Weston" ink
asst cs "Li'l Abner" ink briefly
asst cs "Nero Wolfe" ink 1956
asst cs "Terry and the Pirates" ink briefly
asst cs "Winnie Winkle" ink briefly
asst cs "Robin Malone" ink
cb art and inking
d. 1982
               r. WWACB
  
Perlin, Don
b. Aug. 27 1929 Brooklyn N.Y.
st. Cooper Union, Pratt Inst.
asst cs "The Spirit" ink 1951
Army 1953
cb art Marvel, Charlton
               r. NCSA
                  WWACB

Perry, William (Bill)
b. Sept. 26, 1905 Chicago, Ill.
st. Chic. Acad Art
asst cs "Harold Teen"
cs "Ned Handy" 1947-50
asst cs "Gasoline Alley," 1926-51
cs "Gasoline Alley" 1951-75
               r. NCSA

                  
Peter, Harry G.
newspaper art in Calif. 1906
magazine art for Judge
cb art-Wonder Woman 1941-57
art cs "Wonder Woman" 1945-46
d. 1958
               r. WWACB
               r. Goulart, Encycl.Am.Comics

Peterman, Gary
wr cs "Catfish" 1973-85

Peters, Mike
b. October 9, 1943
st. Washington Univ.
staff, Dayton Daily News
cs "Mother Goose and Grimm" 1984--
               r. NCSA

Petree, Keats
b. 1919
cs "Nick Halliday" 1953-56
cb art
                r. NCSA
                   WWACB

Petrie, Jim
asst. cs "Brenda Starr" c. 1979

Pfeufer, Carl
b. 1910 Mexico City
st. Cooper Union. NAD
cb art-Fawcett 45-55
art cs "Don Dixon" 1935-42
art cs "Gordon Fife" 1935-41
art cs "Tad of the Tanbark" 1936-42
art cs "Fighting Chaplain" 1955-60
art cs "Alan O'Dare" 1951-54
art cs "Bantam Prince" 1952-53
art cs "Chisholm Kid" 1951-56
                 r. WWACB

Phillips, Irving
b. Nov. 29,1905 Wilton, Wisc.
st. Chicago Acad. F.A.
gags, Esquire magazine
cs "Scuffy" 1945-51
cs "Strange World of Mr.Mum" 1958-70
cs "Barnaby Bungle" 1979
TV and animation scripts
                   r. WWAA

Phillips, James March
watercolor artist
asst cs "Little Annie Rooney" 1970's

Pierce, Lincoln
cs "Big Nate" 1991--

Pierotti, John
b. 1911
cs "Nutcracker U." 1950
cs "Jes'Smith" 1972
d. 1987
               r. WWACB

Pietrzyk, Richard
cb writer
asst wr cs "Brenda Starr"
WWACB--

Pinkwater, Daniel
b. 1941
author, NPR commentator
wr cs "Norb" 1989
                r. O'Sullivan

Pinto, Joe
asst. cs "Kerry Drake" 1950's

Pitt, Reginald
b. 1931
cb art in Australia
asst cs "Secret Agent Corrigan" letter 1969,72
               r. WWACB

Pitt, Stan
b. 1925
cb art in Australia
asst cs "Secret Agent Corrigan" (p) 1969,72 briefly
               r. WWACB

Plastino, Al
b. 1921
cb art- Superman
asst cs "Abbie an' Slats" (p)
art cs "Barry Noble" 1946-48
asst cs "Casey Ruggles" ink 1949-50
art cs "Hap Hopper" (p) 1944-46
asst cs "Nancy"
asst cs "Batman" (p) 1966-72
cs "Nancy" 1970's-84
asst cs "Superman" (p) 1960's
cs "Ferd'nand" (as Al Mik)1970-82
                   r. WWACB

Platt, Kin
b. 1911
cb art
cs "Duke and Duchess" 1950-54
cs "Mr. and Mrs." 1947-63
children's stories
                   r. WWACB

Plum, Charlie
b. 1900 New Mexico
st. Univ. New Mexico
staff, Los Angeles Times
cs "Ella Cinders" 1925-49
d. 1982

Podrebarac, Charlie
artist,Hallmark Cards
cs "Smart Alex"
cs "Fat Cats" 1999--
                 r. CP#123

Poinier, Arthur
st. Ohio Wesleyan Univ.
cs "Jitter" 1936-43
Naval Air combat officer 1943-46
staff, Detroit Free press
edit. cartoonist Detroit News 1951-1980's
                 r. NCSA

Posen, Al (Alvah)
b. 1895  NYC
film adv. agency
cs "Them Days are Gone Forever 1925-27, 37-45
cs "Jinglets"
cs "Sweeny and Son" 1934-60
d. 1960
                r. E&P 1/15/49

Post, Howard
b.Nov. 26 1926 NYC
animator-Paramount Stuidios
cb art-Anthro, Casper, Jerry lewis
cs "The Dropouts" 1968-81
              r. WWACB
                 NCSA

Powell, Bob
b. (1917)
cb art
asst cs "The Spirit" 1940,43,44
art cs "D-13" 1939-40
wr cs "Lady Luck" 1940-43
cs "Mr. Mystic" 1940-43
art cs "Bat Masterson" c. 1958
cs "Teena-a-Go-Go" 1966
d. 1967
              r. WWACB

Powers, Grant
art cs "Buck Hanson" 1938

Prentice, John
b. 1920 Whitney Texas
st. Art Inst. Pittsburgh
US Navy WW2
cb art
art cs "Rip Kirby" 1956-99
wr cs "Rip Kirby 1980's
d. 1999
          r. WWACB

Price, Garrett
b. 1896, Bucyrus, Kansas
st. Univ. Wyoming, Chicago Art Inst.
art Chicago Tribune, 1916
cartoons, New Yorker, Collier's
art cs "White Boy" (Skull Valley) 1933
d. 1979
             r. Smithsonian Collection

Price, Hilary
cs "Rhymes with Orange" 1995--
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Price, Katherine
cs "Flora Flirt" 1913

Priggee, Milt
cs "Us and Them" 1990's

Privette, Harry
cs "MiniBoppers" 1960's
cs "Igor" 1985-87

Proebsting, Dude
cs "Buckskin Lad" 1941-42

Pusey, J. Carver
staff, Phila. Inquirer
staff, N.Y World
cs "Cat Tales"
cs "Benny" 1929-39

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