Born: 1922 July 20 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Died: 2008 March 1 in West Boylston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Biography: Mario DeMarco specialized in sports, animal, and Western comics and cartoons.

Additional biography:
Comics Buyer's Guide (1971 series, Krause Publications), February 27, 1987.
Near Mint (1980 series, Al Dellinges) #1, 1980; #33, 1984.
http://www.bobnolan-sop.net/Reflections/Reflections%20htms/deMarco,%20Mario.htm (retrieved 28 January 2018).

Cartoon contest winner in St. Nicholas magazine, 1939.


Sample Scan:


Name:

    Mario DeMarco Type: GCD Official (type is deprecated)

Other Names:

  1. M. De Marco Type: Pen Name
  2. DeMarco Type: Family (type is deprecated)
  3. Mario A. Type: Given (birth) (type is deprecated)

Schools:

  1. Vesper George School of Art [Boston] ? to ?


Signatures:

  1. Mario De Marco [generic]
  2. Mario DeMarco [generic]

Art Influences:

Mario DeMarco (b. 1922) stated influences by:
  1. Ray Houlihan (b. 1923)

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: "Gallant Defender, The Durango Kid", Charles Starrett (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1982
    Employer Name : self-published
    Notes: Biography of Charles Starrett, Cowboy actor.

  2. Publication Title: 18 Best Cartoonists (fine arts) - Role: editor

  3. Publication Title: 22 Easy Lessons on Cartooning (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1976
    Employer Name : J. Weston Walch

  4. Publication Title: Col. Tim McCoy: The Last Plainsman (book) - Role: editor
    Employer Name : self-published
    Notes: Biography of cowboy actor, Tim McCoy.

  5. Publication Title: Gene Autry and Roy Rogers: "Kings of the Movie Cowboys" (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1986
    Employer Name : self-published

  6. Publication Title: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Western Stars, Villains, Heroines and Sidekicks (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1986
    Employer Name : self-published

  7. Publication Title: John Wayne – All American Hero (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1986
    Employer Name : self-published

  8. Publication Title: Ken Maynard: The Fiddling Buckaroo (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1979
    Employer Name : self-published
    Notes: Biography of cowboy actor, Ken Maynard.

  9. Publication Title: Navy Times (newspaper) - Role: artist - Years: 1951?; 1952?; 1953?; 1954?; 1955?; 1956?; 1957?; 1958?; 1959?; 1960?; 1961?; 1962?; 1963?; 1964?; 1965?; 1966?; 1967?; 1968?; 1969?; 1970?; 1971?
    Employer Name : Army Times Publishing Company
    Notes: DeMarco spent twenty years doing sports comics and cartoons (Writer, pencils, and inks) for the Navy Times.

  10. Publication Title: Navy Times "Ships in the Spotlight" (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1985
    Employer Name : self-published
    Notes: Reprinting work DeMarco did for the Navy Times newspaper.

  11. Publication Title: Photostory of Buck Jones (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1980
    Employer Name : self-published

  12. Publication Title: Republic's Wild & Woolly Western Heroes, Heroines, Heavies & Side-Kicks (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1982
    Employer Name : self-published

  13. Publication Title: Rex Allen (advertising) - Role: artist - Years: 1980?; 1981?; 1982?; 1983?; 1984?; 1985?; 1986?; 1987?; 1988?; 1989?; 1990?
    Employer Name : Rex Allen
    Notes: Print Media (non-comics): Promotional work for "the Arizona Cowboy" actor and singer/songwriter, Rex Allen.

  14. Publication Title: The Open Road for Boys (magazine) - Role: artist - Years: 1930?; 1931?; 1932?; 1933?; 1934?; 1935?; 1936?; 1937?; 1938?; 1939?; 1940?
    Employer Name : The Torbell Company
    Notes: As a youngster, submitted gag cartoons solutions (writer, penciler, and inker) to the magazine.

  15. Publication Title: The Photostory of "Battling Bob" Bob Steele (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1981
    Employer Name : self-published

  16. Publication Title: The Photostory of "The Dean of Cowboy Stars": Hoot Gibson (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1986
    Employer Name : self-published

  17. Publication Title: Yours Truly, Tom Mix : Photostory of the Screen's Greatest Cowboy Star (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1979
    Employer Name : self-published