Born: 1905 September 8 in Faribault, Minnesota, United States

Died: 1992 August 20 in Los Angeles, California, United States

Biography: Lynn Karp was an American animator and comic book artist. From 1935 to 1941 he worked at the Disney Studio as an animator on films such as Pinocchio, Bambi, and Fantasia. He then transitioned to comic books, working for West Coast publishers such as Western and B&I. From 1944 to 1950 he also illustrated the syndicated strip 'The Middles', written by his brother Bob. In the '50s he moved to the East Coast, where he continued to work on comics for Western, as well as comics for ACG, Nedor/Standard, and Fawcett. He also contributed Huckleberry Hound stories to British Weekly Magazine in the early '60s.

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

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    Lynn Karp Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Lynn Family name: Karp

Other Names:

  1. Theodore Lynn Karp Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Theodore Lynn Family name: Karp


  1. Art Institute of Chicago ? to ?

  2. Art Institute of Minneapolis ? to ?


  1. L. K. [generic]
  2. LK [generic]
  3. Lynn Karp [generic]


  1. Sibling - Hubie Karp (b. 1914)
  2. Relative - Don Gunn (b. 1911)
    Notes: Brother-in-law
  3. Sibling - Bob Karp (b. 1911)
  4. Employee of - Sangor Studio (b. 1940)
    Notes: Did writing, pencils and inks 1944 to 1949 west coast branch.