Comics
Comics is a medium used to express ideas via images, often combined with text or other visual information. Comics frequently takes the form of juxtaposed sequences of panels of images. Often textual...
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Trina Robbins
Trina Robbins (born 1938) is an American comics artist and writer. She was an early and influential participant in the underground comix movement, and one of the few female artists in the fledgling un...
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Flatter
A flatter is a coloring specialist within the comic book industry that prepares the inked or sketched comic book page for the colorist with digital art software such as Adobe Photoshop. The specialist...
Harvey Kurtzman
Harvey Kurtzman (October 3, 1924 – February 21, 1993) was an American cartoonist and editor of comic books and magazines. His large body of work includes writing and editing the parodi...
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Jay Allen Sanford
Jay Allen Sanford (born February 18, 1960, Middleborough, Massachusetts) is an American author and cartoonist best known for his work with Revolutionary Comics, Carnal Comics, and Pacific Comics. He b...
Bud Plant Inc.
Bud Plant was a wholesale comics distributor active in the 1970s and 1980s during the growth of the direct market. Starting in 1970 as a mail-order distributor specializing in underground comix, Plant...
William Gaines
William Maxwell Gaines (March 1, 1922 – June 3, 1992), better known as Bill Gaines, was an American publisher and co-editor of EC Comics. Following a shift in EC's direction in 1950, Gaines presided o...
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Letterhack
A letterhack is a fan who is regularly published in magazine and comic book letter columns.
The term comes from fanspeak, the slang of science fiction fans, and originally referred to prolific wri...
Thierry Groensteen
Thierry Groensteen ([ɡʁɔnstɛn]; born April 18, 1957, Uccle, Brussels) is one of the leading French-speaking comics researchers and theorists, whose work has found repercussions beyond that field.
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Colorist
In comics, a colorist is responsible for adding color to black-and-white line art. For most of the 20th century this was done using brushes and dyes which were then used as guides to produce the prin...
Original English-language manga
An original English-language manga or OEL manga is a comic book or graphic novel originally published in English. The term international manga, as used by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, enc...
Françoise Mouly
Françoise Mouly (born 1955) is a Paris-born New York-based designer, editor, and publisher. She is best known as co-founder, co-editor, and publisher of the comics and graphics magazine Raw (1980–199...
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Rick Veitch
Richard "Rick" Veitch (born May 7, 1951) is an American comic book artist and writer who has worked in mainstream, underground, and alternative comics. He comes from a big Catholic family, with six ch...
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Harold Rosenberg
Harold Rosenberg (February 2, 1906, New York City – July 11, 1978, New York City) was an American writer, educator, philosopher and art critic. He coined the term Action Painting in 1952 for what was ...
Don Markstein's Toonopedia
Don Markstein's Toonopedia (subtitled A Vast Repository of Toonological Knowledge) is a web encyclopedia of print cartoons, comic strips and animation, initiated February 13, 2001. Donald D. Markstein...
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Gordon Lee (comic store owner)
Gordon Lee (died January 13, 2013) was an American comic book store owner from Rome, Georgia, who is most famous for having been charged with distributing obscene material to a minor in connection wit...
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (January 4, 1890 – 1965) was an American pulp magazine writer and entrepreneur who pioneered the American comic book, publishing the first such periodical consisting so...
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Comic book collecting
Comic book collecting is a hobby that treats comic books and related items as collectibles or artwork to be sought after and preserved. Though considerably more recent than the collecting of postage s...
Comics artist
A comics artist is a person working within the comics medium on comic strips, comic books or graphic novels. The term may refer to any number of artists who contribute to produce a work in the comics ...
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Brian Pulido
Brian Pulido (born November 30, 1961) is a creator, writer and producer of comic books and films.
Growing up in Long Branch, New Jersey, Pulido first developed an interest in the horror genre afte...
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Forrest J Ackerman
Forrest J Ackerman (born Forrest James Ackerman; November 24, 1916 – December 4, 2008) was an American collector of science fiction books and movie memorabilia and a science fiction fan. He was, for o...
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Les Daniels
Leslie Noel Daniels III, known as Les Daniels (October 27, 1943 – November 5, 2011) was an American writer.
He attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he wrote his master's th...
Letterer
A letterer is a member of a team of comic book creators responsible for drawing the comic book's text. The letterer's use of typefaces, calligraphy, letter size, and layout all contribute to the impac...
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Jack T. Chick
Jack Thomas Chick (born April 13, 1924) is an American publisher, writer, and comic book artist of evangelical fundamentalist Christian tracts and comic books. His comics have been described by Los An...
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