Days of Comics Past

A calendar of notable events across the comic book world.

Friday, April 28, 2006

Events for April 28

Apr 28, 1911: Lee Falk, creator of the Phantom and Mandrake the Magician, is born in St. Louis, Missouri.

Apr 28, 1924: Richard "Dick" Ayers, artist for Sgt. Fury and numerous Western comics for Marvel, is born in Ossining, NY.

Apr 28, 1926: Bill Blackbeard, founder-director of the San Francisco Academy of Comic Art, is born in Lawrence, Indiana.

Apr 28, 1951: Peter Pontiac (Peter J.G. Pollmann), underground comix artist and author of the biographical graphic novel Kraut, is born in the Netherlands.


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