Born: 1924 April 28 in Ossining, New York, United States

Died: 2014 May 4 in White Plains, New York, United States

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.

D. A. pen name used on cover work for Topps Comics in 1993. See Who's Who entry:
http://bailsprojects.com/bio.aspx?Name=A.%2C+D.


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Name:

    Dick Ayers Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. D. A. Type: Pen Name
  2. Arby Airz Type: Pen Name
  3. Richard Bache Ayers Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Richard Bache Family name: Ayers

Schools:

  1. Art Career School [NYC] ? to ?

  2. School of Visual Arts [NYC] ? to ?

  3. Cartoonists and Illustrators School 1947 to 1948


Signatures:

  1. A [generic]
  2. Ayers [generic]
  3. Ayers (box)
  4. D.A.
  5. Dick Ayers
  6. Dick Ayers [generic]
  7. Dick Ayers [circle]

Awards:

  1. 1985: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  2. 1997: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  3. 2007: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices
  4. 2013: Inkwell Awards - The Sinnott Hall of Fame Award

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1963: Alley Awards - Favorite Annual
    Fantastic Four Annual (1963 series) #1

Awards for Stories:

  1. 1963: Alley Awards - Favorite Short Story
    The Human Torch Meets... "Captain America" (Human Torch) comic story, 18p

Art Influences:

Dick Ayers (b. 1924) stated influences by:
  1. Burne Hogarth
  2. Julie Howard Mahl
  3. Sol Korby
  4. Milton Caniff (b. 1907)