Born: 1929 July 1 in Greenport, New York, United States

Died: 2007 February 27 in Hauppague, New York, United States

Biography: Bill Discount was an illustrator of children's books until 1950, then entered advertising as an artist and later an art director. He freelanced from Hauppauge, New York for the last twenty-five years of his career.

From about 1952 to about 1955, Discount did pencil and ink work for several comic book publishers; Ace, Charlton, Fawcett, Fiction House, and Harwell known.

Beginning in 1984, Discount started using computers and began to work with digital images. This led to a series of landmarks and other subjects, giving an impression as if they were created in watercolors instead of digitally.


    Bill Discount Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. William Discount Type: Common Alternative Name
  2. William Alan Discount Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: William Alan Family name: Discount


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  1. Bill Discount [generic]

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: The Great Decit Social Pseudo-Sciences (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1964
    Employer Name : Veritas Foundation
    Notes: Bill Discount did the illustrations for this pamphlet.