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Die tollsten Geschichten von Donald Duck #273

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Sam Savitt ( http://ow.ly/kS8k30ann2n )

Sam Savitt (March 22, 1917 – December 1, 2000) was an equine artist and author, as well as an illustrator of over 100 books. He was the official illustrator of the United States Equestrian Team, and a founding member of the American Academy of Equine Artists. He created several horse charts that are considered authoritative works and have been used by the Smithsonian Institution.

In addition to his other illustration work Savitt did a lot of work on Dell's Western titles that STARRED horses like “Roy Rogers' Trigger”, “Gene Autry's Champion”, and “The Lone Ranger's Famous Horse Hi-Yo Silver “. He was particularly known for his covers.

At Fiction House, Sam created Tex Rainger for Rangers Comics.

A Sam Savitt cover gallery: http://ow.ly/FBig30anoqW

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Sam Savitt ( http://ow.ly/kS8k30ann2n )

Sam Savitt (March 22, 1917 – December 1, 2000) was an equine artist and author, as well as an illustrator of over 100 books. He was the official illustrator of the United States Equestrian Team, and a founding member of the American Academy of Equine Artists. He created several horse charts that are considered authoritative works and have been used by the Smithsonian Institution.

In addition to his other illustration work Savitt did a lot of work on Dell's Western titles that STARRED horses like “Roy Rogers' Trigger”, “Gene Autry's Champion”, and “The Lone Ranger's Famous Horse Hi-Yo Silver “. He was particularly known for his covers.

At Fiction House, Sam created Tex Rainger for Rangers Comics.

A Sam Savitt cover gallery: http://ow.ly/FBig30anoqW

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Sam Savitt ( http://ow.ly/kS8k30ann2n )

Sam Savitt (March 22, 1917 – December 1, 2000) was an equine artist and author, as well as an illustrator of over 100 books. He was the official illustrator of the United States Equestrian Team, and a founding member of the American Academy of Equine Artists. He created several horse charts that are considered authoritative works and have been used by the Smithsonian Institution.

In addition to his other illustration work Savitt did a lot of work on Dell's Western titles that STARRED horses like “Roy Rogers' Trigger”, “Gene Autry's Champion”, and “The Lone Ranger's Famous Horse Hi-Yo Silver “. He was particularly known for his covers.

At Fiction House, Sam created Tex Rainger for Rangers Comics.

A Sam Savitt cover gallery: http://ow.ly/FBig30anoqW

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Sam Savitt ( http://ow.ly/kS8k30ann2n )

Sam Savitt (March 22, 1917 – December 1, 2000) was an equine artist and author, as well as an illustrator of over 100 books. He was the official illustrator of the United States Equestrian Team, and a founding member of the American Academy of Equine Artists. He created several horse charts that are considered authoritative works and have been used by the Smithsonian Institution.

In addition to his other illustration work Savitt did a lot of work on Dell's Western titles that STARRED horses like “Roy Rogers' Trigger”, “Gene Autry's Champion”, and “The Lone Ranger's Famous Horse Hi-Yo Silver “. He was particularly known for his covers.

At Fiction House, Sam created Tex Rainger for Rangers Comics.

A Sam Savitt cover gallery: http://ow.ly/FBig30anoqW

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Elizabeth Hand (born 29 March 1957, USA) is an author of fantasy, science fiction, and other works. She published her first short story in 1988 and first novel in 1990.

For the 1993 ‘Bloodlines’ mini-series and cross-over event at DC Comics, she and Paul Witcover created and wrote ‘Anima’, initially drawn by Malcolm Davis. Anima is a somewhat mystical super-hero who came out of the event with her own series (1993–1995).

In her prose career, Hand has won the Tiptree Award and the Mythopeic Fantasy Award. She has won Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Hand
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/ADiK30am5A2

(Malcolm Davis created the cover of “Anima” #2, Apr 1994)

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Val Mayerik (born 29 March 1950, USA) is an artist who began his career in 1972, joining P. Craig Russell as an assistant to Dan Adkins.

His earliest published works were that year at Marvel — a short adaptation of a John Jakes story in “Chamber of Chills” and a “Conan the Barbarian” story that he and Russell penciled over layouts by Barry Windsor-Smith.

He became the artist on ‘Man-Thing’ in “Fear” in 1973. At the end of that year, he and writer Steve Gerber created ‘Howard the Duck’ as a supporting character.

Mayerik drew ‘Thongor’ in “Creatures on the Loose” and collaborated again with Gerber on ‘The Living Mummy’ in “Supernatural Thrillers”.

Living in New York City in the late 1970s, he shared studio space with Howard Chaykin, Walt Simonson, and Jim Starlin. He returned to ‘Howard the Duck’, in the ongoing comic series and in a newspaper strip.

Since the mid-1990s, Mayerik has worked primarily as an illustrator in the games industry (‘Magic: the Gathering’, ‘Dune: Chronicles of the Imperium’) and in commercial art.

He has also been an actor, appearing in a 1977 horror film and working off-off-Broadway while he was in New York City.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/mayerik_val.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Val_Mayerik
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/101rQ6

(Mayerik painted the cover art on “Graphic Novel” #10 – Void Indigo, the 1988 Brazilian Portuguese translation of “Marvel Graphic Novel” #11 – Void Indigo, 1984)

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Jack Elrod (29 March 1924 – 3 February 2016, USA) joined the US Navy right out of high school, in 1942, and served during World War II and in the early years of the occupation of Japan.

After his service, he attended art school and in 1950 joined the art studio of Ed Dodd. Dodd was a strip cartoonist who had launched ‘Mark Trail’ in 1946. Elrod joined artist Tim Hill and letterer Barbara Chen on the strip’s creative team.

‘Mark Trail’ features a photojournalist whose adventures focus on threats to wildlife and the environment. The Sunday strips are nature lessons, not stories. It has received multiple awards from conservation groups and the US Fish and Wildlife Service has published comics and pamphlets featuring the characters.

Hill was the primary artist on the daily and Sunday strips, Dodd was the writer, and Elrod was the background artist. Dodd retired in 1978, shortly after Hill died, and Elrod took over production of both series.

Elrod added new characters to the cast, had Mark and his long-time girlfriend finally get married, and retired Mark’s trademark tobacco pipe. After his retirement in 2014, his assistant James Allen continued the strip.

Elrod also drew the strip ‘The Ryatts’ from 1965 to 1994.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/e/elrod_jack.htm
‘Mark Trail’ at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Trail
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/101rrq

(Elrod created the cover art on “Mark Trail in the Smokies”, 1989)

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Cleopatra in Space ( http://ow.ly/7MTm30al9WT )

Cleopatra in Space was a webcomic by Mike Maihack that was published from 2009 to 2012. It was subsequently reworked into an ongoing series of graphc novels published by Scholastic's Graphix imprint.

Cleopatra In Space is a coming of age space opera for young adults featuring a 15-year-old Cleopatra VII from 52 BC who is transported to the far future, where she finds herself in the midst of a centuries long space war, and finds that she may be destined to fulfill an ancient prophecy and become the leader who will lead the good guys to victory--if she survives adolescence.

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Faith Erin Hicks ( http://ow.ly/6S5A30aiGvv )

Faith Erin Hicks is a Canadian cartoonist and animator living in Vancouver, British Columbia.

She has created a number of graphic novels, both as sole creator (such as Zombies Calling! and Friends with Boys) and as a collaborator (Nothing Could Possibly Go Wrong and Buffy: The High School Years), as well as serialized works like Demonology 101 and "The Adventures of Superhero Girl".

After studying animation at Sheridan College, Faith Erin Hicks came to prominence with her long-running webcomic Demonology 101 (D101).

Since the beginning of Demonology 101, Hicks has completed a spinoff of the D101 character Sachs entitled A Distant Faith. She also began work on a zombie-movie inspired comic called Zombies Calling, as well as the dystopian comic Ice (originally published on Modern Tales).

She is currently drawing her original comic series, The Adventures of Superhero Girl, which is run weekly in Halifax's local free paper, The Coast, as well as on her own website. Faith's most recently finished full-length graphic novel is Friends With Boys, which was published in February 2012 from First Second. She was also the co-writer for the graphic novel The Last of Us: American Dreams, along with Neil Druckmann.

On January 30, 2014, it was announced that Hicks would illustrate the first of two graphic novels written by young adult author Rainbow Rowell. On July 25, 2014, Hicks won the 2014 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids for her work on The Adventures of Superhero Girl.

excerpted from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_Erin_Hicks

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Joakim Lindengren (born 28 March 1962, Sweden) is a comics creator known for humor and parody. His career began in the early 1980s with sarcastic, risqué cartoons (often featuring celebrities and a rotating cast of bodily fluids).

He appeared in magazines such as “Galago”, “Pyton”, and “Brök!”. In this period, he and David Nessle created the adolescent-humor feature “John Holmes and Sherlock Watson”.

He uses a more calm but still sharp humor in “Kapten Stofil” (“Captain Geezer”). The good captain is a grumpy fellow whose ‘power’ is nostalgia for the 1950s and 1960s.

Lindengren is a co-founder of Svenska Småbil- och Rusdrycksförbundet, a club devoted to toy cars and alcohol.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/lindengren_joakim.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joakim_Lindengren
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/ZYDDM (some explicit images)

(Lindengren created the cover of “Kapten Stofil” #1/1999, 1999)

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