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Riggs' first professional comics work was as a result of winning the "Marvel Try-out Book" in the 1980s for lettering; prior to that, he had already been working as a graphic artist for several years.
Early work consisted of inking a lot of the Marvel UK titles during their expansion into the American market, including both Genetix series
Recent projects include providing the art for a five-issue "Sir Apropos of Nothing" story written by Peter David and published by IDW Publishing.
Robin Riggs in the Grand Comics Database:
Kirk first broke into the comics field pencilling issue #5 of the Malibu Comics title Dinosaurs for Hire and issue #1 of Captain Canuck vol.2. He then went on to pencil Star Trek: Deep Space Nine comics for Malibu.
In 1995, he began working with Marvel, penciling the Ultragirl miniseries.
In 1997, he began a long association with DC Comics, beginning with a nearly 60 issue run on the Peter David written Supergirl series. Following that, he penciled the Dan Jolley written Bloodhound, which was canceled in under the year.
He penciled the Fred Van Lente written Scorpion story in the Marvel anthology title Amazing Fantasy. Following that, he illustrated the miniseries, Freshmen, written by Seth Green and Hugh Sterbakov, for Top Cow.
He returned for a year to work at DC, filling in on Aquaman and doing the layouts in Detective Comics' "One Year Later" storyline Face the Face that ran through both Batman and Detective Comics.
Later in 2006, Kirk signed an exclusive deal with Marvel Comics, his first project being a six issue Jeff Parker written Agents of Atlas miniseries, which included Wakandan-born S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, Derek Khanata from the Scorpion story he penciled in Amazing Fantasy. Marvel has proceeded to assign him to pencil Marvel Adventures: The Avengers (from issue #13 onwards), Spiderman Family, and a fill-in for the World War Hulk storyline in The Incredible Hulk #108.
Kirk's most recent projects including providing the art for Captain Britain and MI: 13, written by Paul Cornell and starting in May 2008.
Leonard Kirk in the Grand Comics Database:
In 1953, he became assistant to cartoonist George Wunder on the comic strip Terry and the Pirates, on which Wunder had succeeded famed creator Milt Caniff. Leaving in 1960 to freelance, Springer broke into comic books two years later with Dell Comics' Brain Boy, starring a telepathic government agent created by Herb Castle and Gil Kane in Four Color Comics #1330 (June 1962). Springer drew the spin-off series' five-issue run of #2-6 (Sept. 1962 - Nov. 1963).
Frank Springer in the Grand Comics Database:
Paul Jenkins earned an English degree in his native United Kingdom. After moving to the US, he joined Mirage Studios in 1988, where he worked as editor/production manager. He edited Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird's books, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and even negotiated their licensing deals.
Leaving Mirage, Jenkins followed Eastman to Tundra, another Eastman publishing venture. He once again took up editing duties, and also headed licensing and promotions.
Tired of editing, Jenkins pitched to several companies as a writer. It was during this process that he landed a gig for DC Comics' Vertigo imprint. In 1994, he took over as writer of Hellblazer, and began what would go on to be a four-year-long stint.
Jenkins became the regular writer of Peter Parker: Spider-Man. Taking over the title from issue 20, in August 2000, he wrote it until its end in August 2003. Marvel placed him on the brand new The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol.2, and Jenkins went on to write the book for most of its three-year run. His artistic collaborator for most of the Spectacular run was fan-favorite Humberto Ramos.
Paul Jenkins in the Grand Comics Database:
Born one of seven children in Troy, Missouri, he developed a unique, naive style of drawing. He always drew with attention to details, and he used photographic references for every drawing, having his family and friends pose for him and act out the different situations happening in the stories he worked on.
Like Phantom creator Lee Falk, McCoy was a world traveler with an adventurous spirit, traveling to jungles, where he visited native tribes, including the Ituri tribe of pygmies, much like the Bandar tribe in The Phantom.
Wilson McCoy in the Grand Comics Database:
Alley Oop, the strip's title character, was a sturdy citizen in the prehistoric kingdom of Moo. He rode his pet dinosaur, Dinny, carried a stone war hammer and wore nothing but a fur loincloth. He would rather fight dinosaurs in the jungle than deal with his fellow countrymen in Moo's capital (and only) cave-town. In spite of these exotic settings, the stories were often satires of American suburban life.
Alley Oop's name derived from the "let's go" phrase allez, hop!, used as a cue by French gymnasts and trapeze artists. Initially, Alley Oop was a daily strip which had a run from December 5, 1932 to April 26, 1933.
Sam Glanzman in the Grand Comics Database:
As an animator and entrepreneur, Disney was particularly noted as a film producer and a popular showman, as well as an innovator in animation and theme park design. He and his staff created some of the world's most well-known fictional characters including Mickey Mouse, for whom Disney himself provided the original voice. During his lifetime he received four honorary Academy Awards and won 22 Academy Awards from a total of 59 nominations, including a record four in one year, giving him more awards and nominations than any other individual in history. Disney also won seven Emmy Awards and gave his name to the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort theme parks in the U.S., as well as Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland.
He died on December 15, 1966 from lung cancer in Burbank, California. A year later, construction of the Walt Disney World Resort began in Florida. His brother Roy Disney inaugurated the Magic Kingdom on October 1, 1971.
Walt Disney comics in the Grand Comics Database:
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