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Indexing milestone: TV Century 21 #89 (1 Oct 1966) is our 250,000th indexed comic on the site! Thanks to indexer Steve Jenner, and to all the indexers who preceded him and continue to contribute.
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Continue reading about Dean Haspiel at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_Haspiel
Explore items in the GCD with work by Dean Haspiel — http://ow.ly/510D300JMRW
He then joined DC Comics for two years, where the co-created ‘The Sandman’ with Gardner Fox. Christman drew the ‘Sandman’ comic under the pseudonym Larry Dean. He then abruptly left the comics field to become a pilot himself. For his squadron, he did several airplane nose paintings.
Bert Christman fought against the Japanese in China and Burma and died in action.
From Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/christman_bert.htm
Read about Bert Christman at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_Bert_Christman
Explore items in the GCD with work by Bert Christman — http://ow.ly/SGQ2300JLNh
(The image shown, of airplane nose art, is from the Lambiek Comiclopedia page for Bert Christman.)
A year later, he was hired by Pulse! Magazine to produce a monthly comic strip and a few years and six mini-comics later, publisher Drawn & Quarterly offered him to produce ‘Optic Nerve’ as a regular comic series. Tomine won the Harvey Award for Best New Talent for this work.
Continue reading about Adrian Tomine at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/tomine_a.htm
Read about Adrian Tomine at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_Tomine
Explore items in the GCD with work by Adrian Tomine — http://ow.ly/IBdq300JL6y
He returned his focus to comics in 2003, illustrating ‘Wargod’ for Speakeasy Comics and Chimaera Studio books like ‘Lonebow’ and ‘Project EON’. His indy work eventually got his assignments from bigger companies, starting with contributions to ‘Noble Causes’ for Image Comics. He eventually got a job at DC, doing titles like ‘Mister Miracle’ (with Grant Morrison), ‘Robin’ and ‘The Flash’.
From Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/williams_freddie-e.htm
Read about Freddie Williams II at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Williams_II
Explore items in the GCD with work by Freddie Williams II — http://ow.ly/KMlF300HwEX
Continue reading about Kevin Eastman at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Eastman
Read about Kevin Eastman at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/e/eastman_k.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Kevin Eastman — http://ow.ly/HSlD300HwdK
Meskin specialized in the superhero genre, continuing his career at Chesler, where he illustrated series like ‘Bob Phantom’, ‘Mr Satan’, ‘Shield’ and ‘Wizard’. Meskin’s best work appeared at National, where Meskin started out in 1941. There, he drew ‘Vigilante’, ‘Wildcat’, ‘Starman’ and stories for Strange Adventures, Mystery in Space and Real Fact.
Meskin was heavily influenced by cinematic techniques, which shows in the motion picture inspired stylized drawings and flowing panels. His most notable work for National, was the superhero comic ‘Johnny Quick’, who could gain super speed by saying a magic formula.
Continue reading about Mort Meskin at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/meskin_m.htm
Read about Mort Meskin at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mort_Meskin
Explore items in the GCD with work by Mort Meskin — http://ow.ly/Rk96300Hv2J
Continue reading about Magnus at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/magnus.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Magnus — http://ow.ly/YGmm300Htux
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