Born: 1978 month? day? in New York City, New York, United States

Died: ????? month? day? in New York City, New York, United States

Biography: During the Fall of 1978, Howard Chaykin, Val Mayerik, Jim Starlin, and Walt Simonson formed Upstart Associates. Together they shared a West 29th Street studio space in New York City. Members of the studio changed over the years.


Name:

    Upstart Associates Type: Studio Name

Relations:

  1. Employer of - James Sherman (b. 1948)
    Notes: Sherman did pencil and ink work for the studio from 1979 to 1985.
  2. Owned by - Howard Chaykin (b. 1950)
    Notes: Fall 1978 to ?
  3. Owned by - Val Mayerik (b. 1950)
    Notes: Pencil and ink work from Fall 1978 to circa 1980.
  4. Owned by - Walter Simonson (b. 1946)
    Notes: Fall 1978 to ?
  5. Owned by - Jim Starlin (b. 1949)
    Notes: Pencils and inks. Fall 1978 to circa 1980.