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GCD Comics Timeline
Her career began in 1949 with stories in DC Comics anthology titles such as “Mr. District Attorney”. She soon became the regular illustrator on the ‘Aquaman’ feature in “Adventure Comics”, a character she has been associated with ever since. She and Bob Haney created ‘Metamorpho’ in 1965, and she illustrated his earliest stories.
Fradon is also known for her work in the 1970s on “Plastic Man”, “Freedom Fighters”, and “Super Friends” (she penciled almost every issue of the original series).
In 1980, strip creator Dale Messick retired from “Brenda Starr, Reporter” and Fradon took on the artwork. She continued on the strip until her own retirement in 1995.
Fradon twice took breaks from her career to focus on her family. She was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2006.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramona_Fradon
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fradon_ramona.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/rPKG304KkTj
(Charles Paris inked the cover of “The Brave and the Bold” #57, December 1964–January 1965, over pencils by Fradon.)
In 1984, Loubert and Sims separated. Sims continued to publish “Cerebus” at A-V, while Loubert founded Renegade Press, where she moved the non-“Cerebus” titles and also added others.
Loubert won an Inkpot Award at San Diego in 1987.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deni_Loubert
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/PNO7304HNZZ
Aardvark-Vanaheim in the GCD — http://ow.ly/avjs304HNZm
Renegade in the GCD — http://ow.ly/x6X1304HNYJ
(Jaime Hernandez drew and Trina Robbins colored the cover of “Renegade Romance” #2, 1988.)
JC Comics at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JC_Comics
JC Comics in the GCD — http://ow.ly/QVIL304HNPV
John Carbonaro in the GCD — http://ow.ly/skdV304HNPq
(Lou Manna drew and Willie Blyberg inked the cover of “T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents” #1, May 1983.)
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/born_bob_van_den.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/ZE9W304HNDu
He worked for Fleetway in the late 1980s on titles such as “Sláine the Berserker”. He has worked for DC Comcis, Marvel, Image, Now Comics, CrossGen, and others. He recently inked “Max Ride: First Flight” for Marvel.
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/pennington_mark.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/xPRT304FDF8
In 1967, Irons began doing posters for Bill Graham at the Fillmore Auditorium. He went to London to work on “Yellow Submarine” then returned to San Francisco and continued to work on music posters and album covers.
At the same time, he began to publish in underground comic books, which continued until his accidental death. His stories appeared in “Yellow Dog”, “Slow Death”, “Young Lust”, “Dope Comix”, and many other series.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Irons
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/i/irons_greg.htm (some explicit images)
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/nzA2304FD4h (some explicit images)
In the 1950s, Heath continued to work at Marvel, also worked at EC Comics, and began a long association with DC Comics. He drew adventures series such as “Golden Gladiator” and war series such as “The Haunted Tank”.
Sometime in the 1960s, Heath drew two pieces of commercial art that became familiar bits of Americana after gracing the back covers of countless comic books through the early 1970s: advertisements for toy soldier sets, depicting Roman and Revolutionary War battle scenes.
Among the recognitions Heath has received are an Inkpot Award in 1997 and a Milton Caniff Award (from the National Cartoonists Society) in 2014. He was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2009.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russ_Heath
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/heath_russ.htm (some explicit images)
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/Zifk304FCPb
In 2004, he wrote and drew “Muchacho” about the Nicaraguan revolution. In 2008, he drew and his wife Sophie Michel wrote “Oh les Filles”.+
“Muchacho” won a Prix Saint-Michel in 2004 in Brussels and was a runner-up for the Gaiman Award (for Foreign Comics) in 2012 in Japan. “La Terre Sans Mal” won a Religious Comics award at Angoulême in 2000.
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/lepage_emmanuel.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/uijP304FCnY
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