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, who drew and inked in a tight and crisp realistic style, was the artist of "Apartment 3-G" for more than 30 years. When Dallis died in 1991,
began writing the strip. With Kotzky's death in 1996, his son, Brian
, took over as the "Apartment 3-G" artist, and Lisa Trusiani became the scripter. In 2000, Frank Bolle stepped in as the illustrator when Brian
left to become a teacher. Writer Margaret Shulock later succeeded Trusiani.
received the National Cartoonists Society Story Comic Strip Award for 1968 for his work on "Apartment 3-G".
received the 1968 National Cartoonists Society's Story Comic Strip Award for his work on "Apartment 3-G".
After a struggle with kidney disease,
died in 1996. The strip was continued by Kotzky's son, Brian, with writer Lisa Trusiani. Frank Bolle took over the strip in 2000 with scripting by Margaret Shulock.
(September 11, 1923 - September 26, 1996) was a cartoonist best known for his three decades of work on the comic strip "Apartment 3-G", distributed by Publishers-Hall Syndicate.
Uncredited assistants during the 1970s included Fran Matera, Alex
and André LeBlanc. With the changes in artists, the character have been known to change appearance. With Nolan's art first appearing in 2000, a complete overhaul of the characters' physical appearances was seen.
By the decade's end, however, Cole's feature was being created entirely by anonymous ghost writers and artists—including Alex
and John Spranger—despite Cole's name being bannered. One last stint by Cole himself in 1949 and 1950 could not save the title. "Plastic Man" was cancelled in 1956 after several years of reprinting the Cole material, and new stories by others.
After Bessie's death in 1995, Sadie and Hearth wrote a third book called "On My Own At 107: Reflections on Life Without Bessie". The book follows Sadie through the first year after Bessie's death. It includes watercolor illustrations, by Brian M.
, of Bessie's favorite flowers from her garden. The book was a national bestseller.
Murphy occasionally used assistants, including Al Williamson ("Flash Gordon"), Alex
("Apartment 3-G"), Neal Adams ("Deadman"), John Celardo ("Tarzan") and Stan Drake ("The Heart of Juliet Jones"). In 1971, Murphy took over "Prince Valiant", and Gray Morrow stepped in to draw "Big Ben Bolt", eventually signing the strip starting August 1, 1977. Big Ben Bolt ended during the first half of 1978.
Born in New York City,
studied at Pratt Institute and attended the Art Students League on a 1941 scholarship. While still a student, he answered a newspaper ad for a comic book artist and worked in 1940 with Chad Grothkopf on features for National/DC Comics, including such characters as Johnny Quick, Sandman, Three Aces and Detective Chimp.
Apartment 3-G was an American newspaper soap opera comic strip about a trio of career women who share the eponymous Apartment 3-G in Manhattan. Created by Nicholas P. Dallis with art by Alex
, the strip began May 8, 1961, initially distributed by the Publishers Syndicate, which later merged with King Features Syndicate in 1988.
Shortly thereafter, Quality Comics editor George Brenner hired Ward to write and pencil the hit aviator feature "Blackhawk" of World War II. Ward artwork for "Military Comics" #30-31 (July–August 1944), with the next several issues generally but unconfirmably credited to Al Bryant. Ward stated that he succeeded Reed Crandall, the preeminent "Blackhawk" artist, when Crandall was drafted into the U.S. Army, but Crandall first drew the feature in "Military Comics" #12-22, and he was succeeded primarily by the team of the penciler John Cassone and the inker Alex
before Ward took over.
At some point, Tuska again worked for Will Eisner, now split from Jerry Iger, with a group of artists that included Alex
and Tex Blaisdell. "While with Eisner, I penciled some Spirit and Uncle Sam stories". (Tuska's first Uncle Sam work was the cover and virtually every story in "Uncle Sam Quarterly" #3, cover-dated Summer 1942.) Independently, he was assigned by Fawcett art director Al Allard to draw "a few more Captain Marvel stories. Allard had asked me to draw as close as possible to the way Captain Marvel had first appeared in "Whiz Comics". ... After those freelance jobs, I never worked for Fawcett again". Tuska's earliest Captain Marvel work appeared in "Captain Marvel Adventures" #2-4 (Summer 1941, Fall 1941, and the oddly dated Oct. 31, 1941).
After getting feedback for a story idea from his artists, he isolated himself to map it out over 13 weeks of dailies and Sundays (1953 article), with the playwriting formula "First act, get your leading character up a tree; second act, throw rocks at him; third act, get him down". Then, in his work week, he allocated two days to each of the three strips to create a week's worth, using his own cartooning skills to sketch roughs of the characters and dialog in each panel for his artists and letterers to follow. Saunders also served as chair of the Newspaper Comics Council, was a longtime member of the National Cartoonists Society who helped younger cartoonists get started (e.g., Fran Matera, Pete Hoffman, Nicholas P. Dallis, Alex
), and was a civic-minded leader in Toledo community affairs.
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