Born: 1920 June 5 in New York, New York, United States

Died: 1970 November 6 in New York, New York, United States

Biography: Additional biographical information can be found in:
Biographical Dictionary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (Greenwood, 1988);
Ron Goulart's Comics the Golden Age (New Media Publishing, 1984 series) #5 (1985);
Near Mint (Al Dellinges, 1980 series) #23 (1982)

Guinta did support work as an editor for Magazine Enterprises from 1948 to 1949.

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

Giunta assisted Dan Barry at an undetermined point in his career. He also frequently inked the work of Manny Stallman for Harvey from 1953 to 1954.


Sample Scan:


Name:

    John Giunta Type: None

Other Names:

  1. Jay G. Type: Pen Name
  2. John Gee Type: Pen Name
  3. Giovanni Antonio Giunta Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Giovanni Antonio Family name: Giunta

Signatures:

  1. J. Giunta [generic]
  2. Jay Gee [generic]

Art Influences:

John Giunta (b. 1920) stated influences by:
  1. Will Eisner (b. 1917)

Relations:

  1. Employee of - Bernard Baily Studio
    Notes: Giunta did pencil and ink work for the studio in 1944.
  2. Employee of - Chesler Studio (b. 1936)
    Notes: Giunta did letterer and colorist work for the studio from 1938 to 1939.
  3. Employee of - Funnies, Inc. (b. 1939)
    Notes: Giunta did pencil and ink work for the studio from circa 1941 to circa 1945.
  4. Relative - Aldo Giunta (b. 1931)
    Notes: Aldo is nephew to John.
  5. Employee of - Joe Kubert Studio (b. 1949)
    Notes: Giunta did pencil and ink work for the studio during 1949.
  6. Employee of - L. B. Cole Studio (b. 1943)
    Notes: Giunta did pencil and ink work for the studio from 1944 to 1945.