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GCD Comics Timeline
He often writes in partnership with Mike Kanterovich. They wrote the second half of “The Secret Defenders” from 1994 to 1995, the “Fantastic Force” series (1994–1996), “The Untold Legend of Captain Marvel” mini-series (1997), and other stories.
He has been Executive Editor of Marvel Comics since 2007 and Senior Vice President of Publishing since 2011.
Brevoort received the ‘Best Editor’ Eisner Award in 1997.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Brevoort
Stories in the GCD — http://ow.ly/9VDU3084z8l
Editing in the GCD — http://ow.ly/oO8e3084z9m
(Scott Kolins drew the cover of “The Untold Legends of Captain Marvel” #1, April 1997.)
As an editor for Marvel Comics, she edited “New Mutants” and “The Uncanny X-Men”.
With artist collaborators, she created such Marvel characters as ‘Typhoid Mary’, ‘Blackheart’, ‘Longshot’, ‘Mojo’ and ‘Spiral’.
At Women in Comics — http://womenincomics.wikia.com/wiki/Ann_Nocenti
Stories in the GCD — http://ow.ly/mzyW3084yDj
Editing in the GCD — http://ow.ly/d0WS3084yBu
In the IMDb — http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4563800/
(Art Adams drew the cover of “Daredevil” #239, February 1987.)
By 1943, the military draft for World War II had taken enough people from the nascent USA comics industry that Chu, Fred Eng, Ben Oda, Bob Fujitani, and other Asian-American artists began to work there.
Although he signed his works ‘Chu F. Hing’, Chu was his family name and his colleagues in comics knew him as Hing Chu.
He published in series such as “Blue Bolt” and “Target”. He is remembered in particular for his creation ‘The Green Turtle’, a Chinese-American super-hero who was revived and given an extensive back-story in “The Shadow Hero” by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew (First Second, 2014).
From 1948, Chu was a staff inker at Timely (which would become Marvel). He left comics in the mid-1950s.
At Chinese American Eyes — http://chimericaneyes.blogspot.com/2014/01/about-artist-chu-f-hing.html
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/chu_fook_hing.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/oKEM3084y6Q
(Chu drew the cover of “Blue Bolt” #41, December 1943.)
Frost is considered one of the great illustrators in the “Golden Age of American Illustration”. He illustrated over 90 books and produced hundreds of paintings. In addition to his work in illustrations, he is renowned for realistic hunting and shooting prints.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._B._Frost
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/frost_ab.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/6U223084xw6
(Frost drew the cover art on “Stuff & Nonsense”, 1884.)
From 1980 he has drawn Disney comics for Egmont in Denmark. He drew a lot of ‘B-Gjengen’ (‘Beagle Boys’) stories, and since 1999 he has been the primary artist on ‘Paperino Paperotto’ (‘Young Donald’) since 1999.
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/e/esteban_ignasi-calvet.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/AHof3084wWU
(Esteban created the cover of “Donald Duck & Co” #2/1988, 12 January 1988.)
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/walthery_francois.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Walth%C3%A9ry
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/LEpl3084wCi
(Walthéry created the cover of “Dossier Walthéry” #2, 1986.)
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/pichard.htm (some explicit images)
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Pichard
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/pJmc3084wfp (some explicit images)
(Pichard created the cover of “Carmen”, 1985.)
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/wBJl3082bW0
(Christopher Schenck painted the cover of “Robin Hood” #1, July 1991.)
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.)
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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