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GCD Comics Timeline


Christopher Schenck (born 16 January 1963, USA) is an artist and educator with over two decades of experience in comics, TV animation, concept art and art direction.

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/wBJl3082bW0

(Christopher Schenck painted the cover of “Robin Hood” #1, July 1991.)

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Garth Ennis (born 16 January 1970, UK) is a Northern Irish comics writer, best known for the Vertigo series “Preacher” with artist Steve Dillon and his successful nine-year run on the Marvel Comics ‘Punisher’ franchise.

He has collaborated with artists such as Steve Dillon and Glenn Fabry on “Preacher”, John McCrea on “Hitman”, and Carlos Ezquerra on both “Preacher” and “Hitman”.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garth_Ennis
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/X8LY7

(Glenn Fabry painted the cover of “Preacher” #50, June 1999.)

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Al Davison (born 16 January 1960, UK) is a comic book writer and artist. His debut story was the first edition of his autobiography, “Spiral Cage” (Renegade Press, 1988), describing his life with spina bifida. Titan released an expanded edition in 1990, and Active Images, the definitive edition in 2003.

He drew “Teknophage” in 1996 (Big Entertainment). He drew “Vermilliion”, written by Lucius Shepherd, for DC’s Vertigo imprint (1996–1997).

He has also drawn stories and story arcs in titles from IDW, Renaissance Press, Fleetway, and other publishers.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/davison_a.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Davison
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/KEro3082a41

(Davison painted the cover of “Spiral Cage”, September 1988.)

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Jean van Hamme (born 16 January 1939, Belgium) is a comic book writer and novelist. He has written scripts for a number of Belgian/French comic series, including “Histoire sans héros”, “Thorgal”, “XIII” and “Largo Winch”.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/v/van-hamme_jean.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Van_Hamme
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/C0Z630829Or

(Augusto Trigo created the cover of this Portuguese edition of Thorgal, “Munde de Aventuras” #458, 22 July 1982.)

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Kairi Yura (由羅 カイリ, Yura Kairi, born 16 January, Japan) is a manga artist who works on shōjo comics. She illustrated Sai Yukino’s “The Story of Saiunkoku” romance novels, and they also created the manga adaptation.

Working for Koei Games, she does character design and illustration. For the “Angelique” games, she also did the manga adaptation.

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/CSYx30829DQ

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David de Vries (born 16 January 1961, New Zealand/Australia) is a comics artist, writer, and editor and a film writer, director, and producer. Born in New Zealand, his family moved to Australia when he was young.

He began creating comics in the early 1980s and in 1985 he formed Cyclone Studios with Gary Chaloner, Glenn Lumsden, and Tad Pietrzykowski. De Vries has placed work at Malibu Graphics, First Comics, Marvel, DC Comics, and others.

He is sometimes credited as ‘David DeVries’ or ‘David Devries’.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/v/vries_david_de.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_de_Vries
David DeVries in the GCD — http://ow.ly/i6Zn30829o4
David de Vries in the GCD — http://ow.ly/qeJ730829ne
In the IMDb — http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3224720/

(De Vries painted the cover of “The Dragonlance Saga” #4, April 1990.)

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Norman Felchle (born 15 January 1964, USA) is a comics artist who has worked at Amaze Ink, DC Comics, Image, Marvel, and other publishers.

He often works with writer Dan Vado. They created “The Griffin” (Amaze Ink, Marvel). They worked on “S.T.A.R. Corps” (DC, 1993–1994) and a story in “Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight” (DC, 1994).

Felchle has done storyboards, logos, and other art for Industrial Light and Magic, Atari, and others. He has been a concept artist at Electronic Arts from 2000.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/felchle_norman.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/X5B1C

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Bill Morrison (born 15 January 1959, USA) is a comic book artist, writer, and editor, and co-founder of Bongo Comics (along with Matt Groening, Steve Vance, and Cindy Vance). He was the creative director of Bongo from 1993 to 2012.

Morrison created the series “Roswell: Little Green Man” (1996–1999), the first Bongo comic set outside the Simpsons universe.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Morrison_(comics)
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/morrison_bill.htm
Stories in the GCD — http://ow.ly/BdD63080DjO
Editing in the GCD — http://ow.ly/LHPw3080Djr
In the IMDb — http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2114482/

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Stan Kay (15 January 1924 – 1987, USA) was a comic-book writer whose career began in the early 1950s.

He was one of the head writers for Harvey from the late 1950s, where he wrote ‘Casper’ and ‘Richie Rich’ stories.

He wrote syndicated comic strips such as “Felix the Cat” and “Tom & Jerry”, and drew “The Katzenjammer Kids” for 15 years.

Kay worked for the Star Comics imprint at Marvel in the 1980s, writing “Muppet Babies”, “Fraggle Rock”, and other series. He wrote the comics adaptation of the movie “The Muppets Take Manhattan”.

NOTE: Not to be confused with artist Stan Kaye (1916–1967).

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/JAZf3080DeI

(Warren Kremer drew the cover of “Casper’s Ghostland” #2, Spring 1959, which reprints a 1954 story by Kay.)

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Rudy Nebres (born 14 January 1937, The Phillippines/USA) is a comics artist whose career began in the 1960s in his native country. He worked with Bulaklak, ACE, and other publishers.

From 1973 to 1977, he worked in Tony DeZuñiga’s studio and was published by DC Comics and Marvel in the USA. He emigrated in 1975 and he and his family live in New Jersey.

He worked on series from the black-and-white magazine “Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu” to “John Carter, Warlord of Mars”.

In the early 1980s, he worked on Warren series “Creepy”, “Eerie”, “Vampirella”, and “1984”. Later, he worked on titles from Pacific Comics, the Red Circle imprint at Archie Comics, and Continuity Comics.

In 1986, he did model designs for the TV cartoon “Defenders of the Earth”, featuring the King Features heroes. He has since focused on storyboards and commercial art.

Nebres received an Inkpot Award at San Diego in 2012.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/nebres_rudy.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudy_Nebres
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/fTfy307ZMjv
In the IMDb — http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0623907/

(Nebres both penciled and inked the cover of “Thane of Bagarth” #25, December 1985.)

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