Born: 1912 April 11 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

Died: 1976 January 26 in United States?

Biography: Additional biographical information can be found in Comics Buyer's Guide (Krause Publications) #842 (January 5, 1990).

Syndication work:
-Vesta West and Her Horse Traveler Sunday (Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate) 1942-08-30 - 1942-10-04 [Writer, pencil, ink work. Began in the comic book newspaper insert, Comic Book Magazine (Tribune Publishing Company, 1940 Series). After Meagher left the comic strip and the insert was canceled with April 4, 1943 publication, the strip continued as a syndicated comic strip until October 31, 1943.];
-Broncho Bill daily (United Feature Syndicate) 1950-07-10 - 1950-07-15 [Writer, pencil, ink work. Took over the comic strip for its last week and then renamed it, Buffalo Bill, continuing work there.];
-Buffalo Bill daily (United Feature Syndicate) 1950-07-17 - 1956-XX-XX [Writer, pencil, ink work. Continuing strip named from Broncho Bill.];
-Straight Arrow Sunday (Arrow Comic Weekly/Nabisco) 1953-09-07 - 1953-12-17 [Pencil and ink work.]


Sample Scan:


Name:

    Fred Meagher Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Fred Family name: Meagher

Other Names:

  1. Fred L. Meagher Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Fred L. Family name: Meagher
  2. フレッドミーガー Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: フレッド Family name: ミーガー

Signatures:

  1. Fred Meagher
  2. Fred Meagher [generic]

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Dan Dunn Detective Magazine (magazine) - Role: artist - Year: 1936
    Employer Name : C. J. H. Publications
    Notes: Meagher did cover for the second issue of the pulp magazine Dan Dunn Detective Magazine (C. J. H. Publications, 1936 series) v1#2 (November 1936). Last issue. 100 pages. 10 cents.

  2. Publication Title: Flash Gordon Strange Adventure Magazine (magazine) - Role: artist - Year: 1936
    Employer Name : C. J. H. Publications
    Work Title: The Master of Mars
    Notes: Meagher illustrated the cover and did eight full-page illustrations for The Master of Mars story in the pulp magazine Flash Gordon Strange Adventure Magazine (C. J. H. Publications, 1936 series) v1#1 (December 1936). 100 pages. 10 cents. Color cover, black and white interior. Only issue ever published.

  3. Publication Title: Safety in Flight (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1941
    Employer Name : Funk and Wagnalls
    Notes: Meagher was one of the illustrators for this book.

  4. Publication Title: Straight Arrow (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1949
    Employer Name : National Biscuit Company [Nabisco]
    Work Title: Indian Jig Saw Puzzles
    Notes: Meagher did the illustrations for the boxes and the puzzles. Total of twelve puzzle box sets. Each set 63 pieces, box dimensions 7.75 inches tall x 9.5 inches wide x 1.25 inches deep.

  5. Publication Title: Straight Arrow (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1949
    Employer Name : unknown

  6. Publication Title: Straight Arrow Injun-uity Cards (other) - Role: artist - Years: 1949 - 1952
    Employer Name : Nabisco Shredded Wheat
    Notes: Trading cards illustrated by Meagher were premiums found in Nabisco's Shredded Wheat cereal. A booklet, also illustrated by Meagher, was available that allowed the cards to be collected together, each containing 36 cards. Book 1 was released in 1949 (one card, #19, was changed). Book 2 released in 1950. Book 3 in 1951. Lastly, Book 4 was released in 1952, with two cards that had error printing variations (#22 and #24). There is a Canadian edition of Book 1 with only 28 cards in both English and French variations.

  7. Publication Title: Tailspin Tommy Air Adventure Magazine (magazine) - Role: artist - Years: 1936 - 1937
    Employer Name : C. J. H. Publications
    Notes: Meagher did the cover work and one interior illustration for the only two issues published of the pulp magazine Tailspin Tommy Air Adventure Magazine (C. J. H. Publications, 1936 series) v1#1 (October 1936), v1#2 (January 1937). 100 pages each. 10 cents each. Color cover and black and white interior.

  8. Publication Title: Texas Rangers (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1939
    Employer Name : unknown

  9. Publication Title: Through the Overcast: The Art of Instrument Flying (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1938
    Employer Name : Funk and Wagnalls
    Notes: Meagher was one of the illustrators for this book.

  10. Publication Title: Your Wings (book) - Role: artist - Years: 1936?; 1942
    Employer Name : Funk and Wagnalls
    Notes: Meagher helped illustrate the book. Work is known to have appeared in the 1942 edition, uncertain if it appeared in the original 1936 edition or editions in between 1936 and 1942.