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Name:

    Walter Simonson Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Walter Family name: Simonson

Other Names:

  1. Walt Simonson Type: Common Alternative Name

Signatures:

  1. S [generic]
  2. S in S/J [generic]
  3. Simonson [generic]
  4. Simonson (stegosaurus)
  5. Walt [generic]
  6. Walt Simonson [generic]
  7. Walter [generic]
  8. Walter Simonson [generic]

Awards:

  1. 1973: Shazam Award - Outstanding New Talent
  2. 1985: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  3. 1986: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Best Script
  4. 1990: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Best Drawing
  5. 2010: Hero Initiative Awards - Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award
  6. 2017: Eisner Award - The Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame
  7. 2020: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Books

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1997: Thompsons - Best Non-Fiction Work
    The Big Book of Scandal (1997 series)
  2. 2000: Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards - Favorite Reprint Graphic Album
    Manhunter: The Special Edition (1999 series)
  3. 2003: Eisner Award - Best Graphic Album -- Reprint
    Batman Black and White (1997 series) #2
  4. 2013: Harvey Award - Best Graphic Album - Previously Published
    Alien: The Illustrated Story (2012 series)

Awards for Stories:

  1. 1973: Shazam Award - Best Individual Short Story (Dramatic)
    Chapter 1: The Himalayan Incident (Manhunter [DC]) comic story, 8p
  2. 1974: Shazam Award - Best Individual Story (Dramatic)
    Gotterdammerung (Batman) comic story, 20p
  3. 1974: Shazam Award - Best Individual Short Story (Dramatic)
    Chapter 5: Cathedral Perilous (Manhunter [DC]) comic story, 8p

Art Influences:

Walter Simonson (b. 1946) stated influences by:
  1. Carl Barks (b. 1901)
  2. Frank Bellamy (b. 1917)
  3. Steve Ditko (b. 1927)
  4. Jim Holdaway (b. 1927)
  5. Jack Kirby (b. 1917)
Influences by Walter Simonson (b. 1946) were stated by:
  1. Arthur Adams (b. 1963)
  2. Mark Alexander (b. 1955)
  3. Jon Bogdanove (b. 1958)
  4. Brett Booth (b. 1972)
  5. June Brigman (b. 1960)
  6. Steve Brooks (b. 1966)
  7. Jeffrey Brown (b. 1975)
  8. Richard Case (b. 1964)
  9. Stephen DeStefano (b. 1966)
  10. Dan Jurgens (b. 1959)
  11. Todd McFarlane (b. 1961)
  12. Todd Nauck (b. 1971)
  13. Dan Panosian (b. 1969)
  14. Khoi Pham (b. 1973)
  15. Tone Rodriguez (b. 1966)
  16. John Totleben (b. 1958)
  17. Mark Welser (b. 19??)

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Shinin' On (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1974
    Employer Name : Capitol Records
    Notes: Cover artwork for Grand Funk's album "Shinin' On" (with Neal Adams).


Relations:

  1. Spouse - Louise Simonson (b. 1946)
  2. Owner - Upstart Associates (b. 1978)
    Notes: Fall 1978 to ?