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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.
GCD Comics Timeline
He was inspired by several masters of the medium, like E.C. Segar, Cliff Sterrett, Bud Fisher, Billy DeBeck and George Herriman. Herriman leaps to mind when viewing London’s ‘Dirty Duck’ pages of the early 1970s, but only for style, not for content.
Besides ‘Dirty Duck’, he also contributed to ‘Air Pirates’ # 1 and 2, ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’, ‘Left Field Funnies’, ‘Manhunt’ # 1, ‘San Francisco Comic Book’ # 4 and his autobiographic comic ‘Merton of the Movement’.
Continue reading about Bobby London at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/london_bobby.htm
Read about Bobby London at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_London
Explore items in the GCD with work by Bobby London — http://ow.ly/ui2W301K8eL
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame inducted Whelan in June 2009, the first living artist so honored.
Continue reading about Michael Whelan at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Whelan
Explore items in the GCD with work by Michael Whelan — http://ow.ly/ORaW301K7UA
In 1994, Hampton completed the painted art for ‘Batman: Castle of the Bat’, and a vampire graphic novel entitled ‘Verdilak’ followed, based on a short story by A.K. Tolstoy. Later on, he pencilled the final issues of ‘Batman and Robin Adventures’, as well as the mini-series ‘Batman Adventures: The Lost Year’.
Continue reading about Bo Hampton at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/hampton_bo.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Bo Hampton — http://ow.ly/teqF301K58Y
But it is Don Rosa who took the work of Carl Barks to a further extent. By elaborating on fragments of Barks stories, he assembled the big series ‘The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck’, in which he probed into the origins of Scrooge McDuck’s riches. Don Rosa’s fantastic stories and sometimes bizarre drawings, which are sometimes closer to underground than to mainstream Disney stories, gained him a loyal following of fans.
Continue reading about Don Rosa at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/rosa_don.htm
Read about Don Rosa at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Rosa
Explore items in the GCD with work by Don Rosa — http://ow.ly/qvzp301K4fN
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
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