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Manage your comics at my.comics.org

We are very happy to announce the opening of the my.comics.org subsite for general usage. This subsite introduces a comic collection functionality to our website and is of course based on our extensive database of international comics. Please note that my.comics.org is still in development and there are known useful features that are still to be implemented, although the essential collection functionality is available. Discussion about additional features and bug reports takes place on the gcd-main mailing list, feel free to chime in there, contact us by e-mail or even actively help us in the further development.

To switch to the collection functionality either go directly to my.comics.org or look for a link on the right side on series and issue pages.
Have fun with our exciting new feature!

GCD Comics Timeline

Joanne Siegel (1 December 1917 – 12 February 2011) was an American model who in the 1930s worked with Superman creator Joe Shuster as the model for Lois Lane, Superman's love interest. She later married Superman's co-creator Jerry Siegel and sued for restoration of her husband's authorship copyright in the Superman character.

Read more about Joanne Siegel at Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joanne_Siegel

Explore items in the GCD with stories about Lois Lane - http://ow.ly/Vj3bw

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The Montgomery Bus Boycott, a seminal event in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama. The campaign lasted from December 1, 1955—when Rosa Parks, an African American woman, was arrested for refusing to surrender her seat to a white person—to December 20, 1956, when a federal ruling, Browder v. Gayle, took effect, and led to a United States Supreme Court decision that declared the Alabama and Montgomery laws requiring segregated buses to be unconstitutional.[1] Many important figures in the civil rights movement took part in the boycott, including Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Abernathy.

Read more about the Montgomery Bus Boycott at Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montgomery_Bus_Boycott

Explore the 1958 comic book story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott - http://ow.ly/Vj1d2

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While attending comics courses in his hometown Vincennes, Serge Le Tendre (born 1 December 1946) was advised by his teacher, Jean-Claude Méziéres, to abandon his ambitions as and an artist and to focus solely on writing scenarios. In the period 1974-82, he wrote several short stories for Pilote, that were illustrated by artists Dominique Hé, Annie Goetzinger and Michel Rouge. He also wrote scripts for magazines like Mormoil and Tousse-Bourin. In 1975, he started the series 'La Quête de l'Oiseau du Temps' in Rodolphe's magazine Imagine with Régis Loisel. From 1977 he was also present in magazines like Fluide Glacial, Métal Hurlant, Fripounet and Circus with stories in cooperation with Cabanes, Lacaf and Blanc-Dumont.

Read more about Serge Le Tendre at Lambiek Comiclopedia - https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/letendre_serge.htm

Explore items in the GCD with work by Serge Le Tendre - http://ow.ly/Vj4Bl

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Maurice de Bevere (1 December 1923 - 16 July 2001, Belgium), using the pen-name "Morris", is best known for his humorous cowboy Lucky Luke, whose adventures he has drawn for nearly his entire career. Born in Kortrijk, Morris started his career during World War II at the Compagnie Belge d'Actualités (CBA) animation studios, together with Franquin and Peyo. After the War, he was an illustrator for the Flemish newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws, and for the weekly magazine Le Moustique, for which he created various covers and illustrations.

Read more about Morris at Lambiek Comiclopedia - https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/morris.htm

Explore items in the GCD with work by Morris - http://ow.ly/Vj29d

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Jean-Claude St. Aubin (born 30 November 1951, Canada) started working in comics in 1976, usually credited as "Claude St. Aubin". He was the main colorist for the 'Captain Canuck' comic. He also did inks, as well as some back-up stories like 'Chaos Corps' and 'Beyond'. Since 1981, he has worked as a penciller and inker for US companies like Marvel, DC, Topps, Acclaim/Valiant and Crusade.

Read more about Claude St. Aubin at Lambiek Comiclopedia - https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/st-aubin_jc.htm

Explore items in the GCD with work by Claude St. Aubin - http://ow.ly/Vfudf

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Jim Amash (born 30 November 1960) is a comic book artist from Pennsylvania who specializes in inking. He holds a Masters Degree in Fine Art from University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and became a comic book artist in 1992. Before entering the industry, he ran Acme Comics for nine years and hosted seven comic conventions. During his time in the industry, Amash has worked with all of the major publishers, including Marvel and DC, and has also worked on a large number of Archie related comics.

Read more about Jim Amash at Memory Alpha - http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Jim_Amash

Explore items in the GCD with work by Jim Amash - http://ow.ly/Vfugj

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Owen Fitzgerald (30 November 1916 - 1994, USA) attended the Chouinard Art Institute, and began working as a Disney animator in 1937. By 1944 he was also working as a comic book artist for companies like ACG. He worked for Standard Comics on features like 'Bruno Bear', 'Francois Feline' and 'Fritz', and for National/DC on 'The Adventures of Bob Hope', 'Ozzie & Harriet', 'The Fox & The Crow', 'Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis' and 'Tito and his Burrito'.

Read more about Owen Fitzgerald at Lambiek Comiclopedia - https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fitzgerald_owen.htm

Explore items in the GCD with work by Owen Fitzgerald - http://ow.ly/Vfuac

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Gérard Lauzier (30 November 1932 - 6 December 2008, France) studied architecture and philosophy before he started his artistic education at the ateliers of Perret and Lagneaux. ... In 1974, he entered the comics field, producing the albums 'Lili Fatale' and 'Un Certain Malaise'. In that same year, he began an association with Pilote magazine, that lasted throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and with Lui for which he created 'Zizi Panpan'. A year later he created 'Les Chroniques de l'île Grande', that was directly inspired by his trip to Brazil.

Read more about Gérard Lauzier at Lambiek Comiclopedia - https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/lauzier_gerard.htm

Explore items in the GCD with work by Gérard Lauzier - zier&pencils=G%C3%A9rard+Lauzier&inks=G%C3%A9rard+Lauzier http://ow.ly/VfsGh

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Gill Fox (29 November 1919 - 15 May 2004, USA) was an artist and writer of both comic books and newspaper strips, as well as a political cartoonist. He began his career doing sports cartoons in L.I. Press, and briefly joined the Fleischer animation studios. Turning the comics, he had a brief stay with the Chesler shop, doing fillers for National/DC and Centaur, and then he went to Quality. Fox worked at Quality during the heyday of the company, from 1940 to 1943, drawing among others 'Plastic Man', 'Torchy', 'Super Snooper', 'Poison Ivy' and a great variety of cover illustrations.

Read more about Gill Fox at Lambiek Comiclopedia - https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fox_gill.htm

Explore items in the GCD with work by Gill Fox - http://ow.ly/VbSEX

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