Born: 1945 January 25 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

Died: 2011 February 21 in Connecticut?, United States

Biography: Bill Crouch was best known for his work editing and writing about comics in publications and for books. He also self published the fanzine Pogo Okefenokee Star starting in 1977 and the comic Woodwork in 1980. Bill wrote several articles for Cartoonist PROfiles (Jud Hurd, 1969 series) from 1974 to 1977 and edited books regarding Dick Tracy.

Crouch's comic work included Apostleman, which appeared in Crunch Comix, published in 1973 during his last year of graduate school at Penn State. He also wrote many stories involving Hanna-Barbera properties, starting with Charlton from about 1974 to about 1975 and later at Marvel, about 1979.


Name:

    Bill Crouch Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Bill Family name: Crouch

Other Names:

  1. William M. Crouch Jr. Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: William M. Jr. Family name: Crouch

Schools:

  1. Columbia University ? to 1967

  2. Penn State University ? to 1973


Degrees:

  1. B.A., Columbia University in 1967

    Notes: Bachelor of Arts in Art History.

  2. M.A., Penn State University in 1973

    Notes: Master in Arts in Journalism.


Memberships:

  1. National Cartoonist Society Type: member
    Notes: Associate member.


Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Dick Tracy: America's Most Famous Detective (book) - Role: editor - Year: 1987
    Employer Name : Citadel Press
    Notes: A history volume about Dick Tracy, edited by Couch. ISBN: 0806510595.

  2. Publication Title: Dick Tracy: America's Most Famous Detective (book) - Role: editor - Year: 1990
    Employer Name : Virgin Books
    Notes: Reprint of 1987 Citadel Press book, released to coincide with the 1990 Dick Tracy movie. A history volume about Dick Tracy, edited by Couch. ISBN: 0863694063.

  3. Publication Title: Dick Tracy: The Art of Chester Gould (magazine) - Role: editor - Year: 1978
    Employer Name : Museum of Cartoon Art
    Notes: Souvenir booklet for a 1978 exhibition of Chester Gould's art held at the Museum of Cartoon Art.

  4. Publication Title: The Authorized Guide to Dick Tracy Collectibles (book) - Role: editor - Year: 1990
    Employer Name : Krause Publications
    Notes: Co-edited with Larry Doucet. Guide to Dick Tracy collectibles released to coincide wth the Dick Tracy movie.