John Giunta

Art by John Giunta

John Giunta (June 5, 1920[1] - November 6, 1970)[2] was an illustrator of comic books from the 1940s through the 1960s.[3] He worked on horror titles like Tomb of Terror, Chamber of Chills (Harvey), Journey into Mystery and Weird Tales (Marvel).[4] In 1944, he drew the first comic adaptation of O. Henry's Cisco Kid. In the early 1960s, he became a regular artist on The Fly for Archie Comics. He also worked on titles like Thunder Agents, Air Fighters Comics and Phantom Stranger.[5]

He is most well known for collaborating with Frank Frazetta on Frazetta's first comic book that was published, Snowman from Tally Ho #1 in December 1944.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Saunders, David (2019). "Field Guide to Wild American Pulp Artists" Retrieved 11-06-2019.
  2. ^ Hanley, Terence (2014). "Tellers of Weird Tales: John Giunta (ca. 1920-1970)-Part I" @Tellers of Weird Tales (February 5, 2014). Retrieved 12-21-2018.
  3. ^ "John Giunta". lambiek.net. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
  4. ^ "John Giunta - Comic Book DB". comicbookdb.com. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
  5. ^ "John Giunta". lambiek.net. Retrieved 2016-09-14.
  6. ^ "John Guinta Digital Comics - Comics by comiXology". www.comixology.com. Retrieved 2019-07-09.

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