Born: 1932 July 20 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Died: 2010 March 27 in Ormond Beach, Florida, United States

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


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Name:

    Dick Giordano Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Dick Family name: Giordano

Other Names:

  1. Ric Dano Type: Pen Name
    Given name: Ric Family name: Dano
  2. Rich Giordano Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Rich Family name: Giordano
  3. Richard Joseph Giordano Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Richard Joseph Family name: Giordano

Schools:

  1. High School of Industrial Arts [NYC] 1946 to 1950


Signatures:

  1. dg [generic]
  2. Dick [generic]
  3. Dick Giordano
  4. Dick Giordano [generic]
  5. Giordano [generic]

Awards:

  1. 1969: Alley Awards - Best Editor
  2. 1970: Shazam Award - Best Inker (Dramatic Division)
  3. 1971: Goethe Awards - Favorite Pro Editor
  4. 1971: Shazam Award - Best Inker (Dramatic Division)
  5. 1973: Shazam Award - Best Inker (Dramatic Division)
  6. 1974: Shazam Award - Best Inker (Dramatic Division)
  7. 1981: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  8. 2009: Inkwell Awards - The Sinnott Hall of Fame Award
  9. 2010: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1992: Squiddy Award - Favorite Reprint Volume
    The Sandman: Season of Mists (1992 series) #[4]
  2. 1993: Eisner Award - Best Publication Design
    The Sandman: Season of Mists (1992 series) #[4]

Art Influences:

Dick Giordano (b. 1932) stated influences by:
  1. Milton Caniff (b. 1907)
  2. Al Fago (b. 1904)
  3. Hal Foster (b. 1892)
  4. Alex Raymond (b. 1909)
  5. Frank Robbins (b. 1917)
Influences by Dick Giordano (b. 1932) were stated by:
  1. Mike Grell (b. 1947)
  2. Neil A. Hansen (b. 1961)
  3. Don Hudson
  4. Klaus Janson (b. 1952)
  5. Barbara Kaalberg (b. 1959)
  6. Gary Martin (b. 1956)
  7. Dan Mishkin (b. 1953)
  8. Reuben Pharms (b. 1960)
  9. Gordon Purcell (b. 1959)
  10. Joe Rubinstein (b. 1958)

Memberships:

  1. Comic Creators Guild Type: member

  2. National Cartoonists Society Type: member


Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Batman in Terror on the High Skies (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1992
    Employer Name : Little, Brown and Company
    Notes: Interior artwork (with Ed Hannigan) for Joe R. Lansdale's juvenile book. Batman Young Readers Series.

  2. Publication Title: Batman Unmasked (television) - Role: artist - Year: 2008
    Employer Name : Prometheus Entertainment
    Notes: Art contributor for Steven Smith's TV movie.

  3. Publication Title: Charlton Portfolio (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1974

  4. Publication Title: Draw Comics with Dick Giordano (book) - Role: artist - Year: 2005
    Employer Name : Impact Books
    Notes: How-to-draw book by Dick Giordano.

  5. Publication Title: Fantastic Science Fiction, August 1952 (magazine) - Role: artist - Year: 1952
    Employer Name : Super Science Fiction Publishers, Inc.
    Work Title: The Secret of the Locked Laboratory
    Notes: Interior artwork for Bruce Crandall's story in the magazine edited by Walter Gibson.

  6. Publication Title: K'ing Kung Fu #5: Red Plague in Bolivia (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1974
    Employer Name : Freeway Press
    Notes: Cover artwork for Marshall Macao's book.

  7. Publication Title: K'ing Kung Fu #6: New York Necromancy (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1974
    Employer Name : Freeway Press
    Notes: Cover artwork for Marshall Macao's book.

  8. Publication Title: K'ing Kung Fu #7: Mark of the Vulture (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1974
    Employer Name : Freeway Press
    Notes: Cover artwork for Marshall Macao's book.

  9. Publication Title: Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (television) - Role: actor - Year: 2010
    Notes: Participation in Mac Carter's documentary.

  10. Publication Title: Super DC 1976 Calendar (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1976
    Employer Name : DC Comics

  11. Publication Title: Super DC Comics Calendar (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1975
    Employer Name : Warner Books
    Notes: Backcover inker over Neal Adams' pencils.

  12. Publication Title: The Legends Behind the Comic Books (movie) - Role: actor - Year: 2007
    Employer Name : Stonebridge Productions
    Notes: Participation in Chip Cronkite's documentary.

  13. Publication Title: The Trail of Danger (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1972
    Employer Name : Aurelon Tales
    Notes: Dustjacket cover artwork for James S. Wallerstein's book.


Relations:

  1. Owner - Crusty Bunkers (b. 1972)
    Notes: Manager, pencils and inks from 1971 to 1977.
  2. Employee of - Iger Shop
    Notes: Assistant inker from circa 1951 to 1952.
  3. Employee of - Quick Draw Studios
    Notes: Pencils and inks from 1980 to 1981.
  4. Relative - Sal Trapani (b. 1927)
    Notes: Brothers-in-law. Giordano married Trapani's sister Marie in 1955, and was married to her until her death in 1993.