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Raab, Charles
st. Ohio St. Univ.
asst cs "Terry & the Pirates" 1930's
art cs "Foreign Correspondent," 1943
asst cs "Charlie Chan," 1930s
cs "Adv. of Patsy," 1940-1942
cb art - late 1940s
               r. WWACB

Raboy, Mac
b.1914
WPA artist
art cb - Capt. Marvel Jr., Kid Eternity, Green Lama
cs "Flash Gordon," 1948-1967
dec.
               r. E&P May 22, 1948
               r. obit. NYT Dec. 24, 1967 p. 49
               r. WWACB
    
Radebaugh, Art
b. 1907
adv. art
Army ordanance - Development & Visualization Branch WW2
cs "Can You Imagine," 1947 (GFC)
               r. E&P Oct. 11, 1947

Raduta, Henry
b. March 14, 1928
st. NYU (Journalism)
Reporter, NY News
manager, Chicago Tribune Synd.
freelance writer
wr cs "Winnie Winkle" 1958-85

Randall, Stan
b. Ohio
st. Landon School
staff - Cleveland Plain Dealer
advertising strip - "Larry" (Goodyear Rubber)
adv. cart. - Heinz, Lever Bros, Gen. Foods
asst cs "Believe it or Not" - 5 yrs.
cs "Right Around Home" 1955-75
               r. NCSA
                  WWACB

Rands, Howard
b. Oct. 16,1927 Geneva, NY
st. Abbott Art School
US Merchant Marines
art - Air Force magazines
gag cartoons
asst cs "Freddy," 1960s
cs "Twitch," 1973
asst cs "Mutt & Jeff" (Sun.)-(p)-8 years
               r. NCSA 1980

Ransom, Llewellyn
reporter
co cs "Jim Davis," 1952
               r. E&P Nov. 17, 1951

Rasmussen, Gerry
cs "Betty" 1992--
--

Rasmusson, Hal
b. Jan.11,1900 Crookston, Minn.
st. Minneapolis School of Art
Gibson Greeting Cards
art director, Buzza Co.
cs "Honey Bun" 1946-53
cs "Aggie Mack" 1946-61
dec.
               r. WWACB

Rawls, Sam C. (Scrawls)
st. Florida State Univ.
edit. cart. Atlanta Constitution
cs "Pop's Place" 1986-
                r. O'Sullivan

Ray, Fred
b. 1922
cb art-Tomahawk
asst cs "Batman" (p)1946
            r. WWACB
  
Rayburn, Del
author - western stories
producer of rodeo handbook
wr cs "Bronc Saddler," 1951
               r. E&P Nov. 18, 1950

Rayburn, Herb
art cs art "Bronc Saddler"
               r. E&P Nov. 18, 1950

Raymond, Alexander
b. Oct. 2, 1909 New Rochelle, NY
st. Iona Prep School, Grand Central School of Art
stockbroker clerk, 1928-1929
solicitor for mortgage broker, 1929-1930
KFS art apprentice, 1930-1932
art cs "Flash Gordon," 1934-44
art cs "Jungle Jim," 1934-44
art cs "Secret Agent X-9," 1935
art cs "Rip Kirby," 1946-56
d. Sept. 6, 1956
               r. NCSA

Raymond, Jim
brother of Alex Raymond
art cs "Jungle Jim"
asst cs "Blondie" (p) 1930's-1973
art cs "Blondie" 1973-81
dec.

Reardon, Francis Xavier (Foxo)
staff artist - Richmond Times Dispatch, 1923
panel - "Old Dominion Oddities"
cs "Bozo" in Richmond Times Dispatch 1925-45
cs "Bozo (and Bozann)," 1945-55
               r. E&P Sept. 8, 1945

Rechin, Bill
b. Aug. 20, 1930 Buffalo, NY
st. Albright Art School (1950)
US Army
Blair Graphics Studios
cs "Pluribus," 1971
art cs "Crock" 1975--
art cs "Out of Bounds" 1987--
               r. NCSA

Reed, Rod
b. 1910
wr cb stories - Capt.Midnight, Nyoka, Cisco Kid (1940-1953)
wr cs "Cisco Kid," 1952-68
wr cs "Rusty Riley," 1948-59
asst wr cs "The Phantom"
wr cs "Li'l Leaguer"
writer - sports & humor columns  
stories for Elley Queen Myst. Mag.
d.1989
               r. WWACB

Reese,Ralph
asst cs "Flash Gordon" ink 1990-91
cb art
            r. WWACB

Reeve, Arthur B.
b. 1880
mystery writer
author-The Silent Bullet (1912)
creator cs "Craig Kennedy" 1926
d. 1936
            r. Authors'N'Books

Reeves, Eric
letter cs "Garfield" 1990's  

Rehr, Henrik
cs "Ferd'nand" 1989--
--
  
Reilley, Frank
b. Feb. 20, 1906 Brooklyn, NY
st. Holy Cross College, ASL, Pratt
editor - AP Newsfeatures
US Army - WW2
wr cs "Scorchy Smith" 1938-39
comic strip div. Walt Disney Prod., 1946-75
wr cs "Disney Treasury of Classic Tales" 1952-75
wr Disney Christmas stories 1960-75
               r. NCSA
                  WWACB

Reiner, John
b. 1956
asst cs "Benchley" letter 1984-87
asst cs "Agatha Crumm" ink 1986
asst cs "The Lockhorns"ink 1986
art cs "The Lockhorns"
               r. NCSA

Reinman, Paul
b. 1910
cb art-Green Lantern 1940's
art cs "Tarzan" 1949-50
art cs "Merrie Chase" 1950-51
                 r. WWACB

Reit, Sy
b. Nov. 11, 1918
st. NYU
animator, creator Casper the Friendly Ghost
author,children's stories
wr cs "There Oughta be a Law" 1969
                r. WWACB
                r. CA

Rentfrow, Frank
Army - WW1
Marine Corps, 1928-1939
cs "Sgt. Stony Craig," 1939-41
Marine Corps - 1941
               r. E&P Aug. 1, 1942

Reynolds, Larry
b. Feb. 12, 1912 Mt. Vernon, NY
gags - Collier's, 1932
US Army
panel - "Butch" (in Look)
cs "Nanny O'Twinkle," 1948-1949
               r. NCSA

Rhoads, Fred
b. 1921 Shamokin, Pa.
Marines, WW2
asst cs "Barney Google" 1946-53
asst cs "Beetle Bailey" 1953-54
asst cs "Ozark Ike" 1940's
asst cs "They'll do it Every Time" 1946-47
cb art-Sad Sack 1950's
             r. WWACB
                NCSA
  
Rhubee, Darrell
gag cartoons, greeting cards
adv. copy
cs "Charlie," 1972
               r. E&P Sept. 16, 1972

Rick, Richard
cs "Wiley of West Point," 1935

Rickard, Jack
b. October, 1922 Rochester, N.Y
st. Rochester Inst. of Technology
adv. art - "Pink Panther" movie
author - A Little Madness Helps
art -  Mad magazine
asst cs "Li'l Abner"
art cs "Pauline McPeril" 1966
d. 1983
               r. E&P May 7, 1966
                  WWACB

Rickenbacker, Eddie
b. Oct.8,1890 Columbus,Ohio
WW1 pilot
author, Fighting the Flying Circus
president, Eastern Airlines
creator cs "Ace Drummond"
d. July 23, 1973
              r. Aviation History

Rico, Don
b. 1918
cb art
cs "Johnny Jones" 1943-45
                r. WWACB

Ridgeway, Frank
b. 1930 Connecticut
st. ASL, School of Visual Arts
panel cartoons for magazines, freelance - 8 yrs.
instr. - Famous Artists' Schools
art cs "Mr. Abernathy," 1957-94
wr cs "Mr. Abernathy" 1980-94
wr cs "Lancelot," 1970
               r. NCSA

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