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250,000 comics indexed!
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 Adrienne Roy at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrienne_Roy
Explore items in the GCD with work by Adrienne Roy — http://ow.ly/QeNA301HfQf
Continue reading about Mike Royer at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Royer
Explore items in the GCD with work by Mike Royer — http://ow.ly/szzF301HfnM
In 1970, he joined Pilote magazine, and he resumed working on ‘Lone Sloane’, using an innovative page-setting and contrasted colors for the designs of gigantic structures, that earned him the nickname "space architect". A ‘Lone Sloane’ collection called ‘Les six voyages de Lone Sloane’ was published by Dargaud in 1972, and the character also starred in the story ‘Délirius’, that Druillet made with textwriter Jacques Lob in 1973. He then worked with Demuth again on the Elric-inspired ‘Yragaël’ (1973) and ‘Urm le Fou’ (1974). Additionally, he was present in Phénix with a black-and-white comic about the deformed and degenerated character ‘Vuzz’.
Continue reading about Philippe Druillet at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/druillet.htm
Read about Philippe Deuillet at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippe_Druillet
Explore items in the GCD with work by Philippe Druillet — http://ow.ly/NuNz301HdFX
He started his stop-comic ‘De Lotgevallen van Janssens’ in January 1937 in Ons Kinderland. Until the War, this strip appeared in a variety of Flemish and Dutch magazines. It also appeared in France and Germany. In 1951, he created the text comic ‘Sjengske’ in Het Gazet van Limburg and De Stem. In addition, he briefly drew ‘Teun Koekeloere’ in De Antwerpse Post in 1964.
From Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/v/van-immerseel_frans.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Frans Van Immerseel — http://ow.ly/wbY7301HcXZ
(The image shown is from the Comiclopedia page for Van Immerseel.)
In addition to his work on superheroes, Giella did freelance work for such prestigious firms as McCann Erickson, Saatchi & Saatchi, Doubleday and Communigraphics. Giella’s work for publisher Simon & Schuster includes a strength and fitness book and a superhero cookbook. He has worked on many syndicated comic strips. Giella penciled and inked ‘Batman’ for four years (1966), doing his best to imitate Bob Kane. Joe Giella assisted on several syndicated strips, including ‘Flash Gordon’, ‘The Phantom’, ‘Johnny Reb’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’.
Since 1991, Joe Giella has drawn ‘Mary Worth’ for King Featuers. It is one of the classic soap-opera comic strips, which was scripted by John Saunders until 2003 and by Karen Moy since then. In 2006, the United States Postal Service honored Giella by using his art on two postage stamps in the DC Comics Super Heroes Collection.
From Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/giella_joe.htm
Read about Joe Giella at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Giella
Explore items in the GCD with work by Joe Giella — http://ow.ly/Y9FY301ETNM
(On the cover of All-American Western #111, December 1949-January 1950, Joe Giella inked over pencils by Alex Toth.)
Raised as an Anglophone in Rawdon, Quebec, he has been an active participant in the Montreal underground comix scene, participating in the comix jams since their early inception and contributing to local zines and underground publications.
At the same time he has worked in the mainstream comics industry as an artist and colourist, as well as an animator and illustrator.
Continue reading about Bernie Mireault at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernie_Mireault
Explore items in the GCD with work by Bernie Mireault — http://ow.ly/kaPY301ESfk
He took over the ‘Tarzan’ Sunday page from Burne Hogarth from 1945 to 1947 under the pseudonym “Rubimor”. His style was less spectacular then Hogarth’s, yet his storytelling had a resemblance to the writing of Tarzan’s creator, Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Continue reading about Ruben Moreira at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/rubimor.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Ruben Moreira — http://ow.ly/k2eJ301EQFE
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