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Herb Trimpe 1939-2015

Posting some art in tribute to the great Herb Trimpe. Followed by the piece he wrote that appeared in the New York Times after his falling out with Marvel. A character that was a personal favorite that Trimpe put his … Continue reading

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Cartoonist Irwin Hasen (1918-2015)

Just heard cartoonist Irwin Hasen passed away today (3/13/2015). I was fortunate enough to have him as an instructor at the Joe Kubert School back in the 1980s. He was in his late seventies back then but his spirit and … Continue reading

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Charles Schulz 1922-2000

On the eve of his final strip being published, Charles Schulz passed away in his sleep at his home in Santa Rosa, California. He was 77 years old. When he was diagnosed with colon cancer in November of ’99 he … Continue reading

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E. Simms Campbell – 1932 Map of Harlem

E. Simms Campbell (1906–1971) The first African-American syndicated cartoonist, particularly known for his illustrations for Esquire magazine. – from Pic from Ariel S. Winter’s blog. The following is a map of Harlem he drew in 1932 – at the end of the … Continue reading

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John Romita

January 24th is John Romita’s birthday (born 1/24/1930). To celebrate, here’s just a few of the iconic Spider-Man images he’s drawn over the years, grabbed off the web from ComicArtFans, Heritage, and elsewhere. (Click on pics to see larger.) A … Continue reading

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