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Virgil Finlay (23 July 1914 – 18 January 1971, USA) was a pulp fantasy, science fiction, and horror illustrator. He specialized in detailed pen-and-ink drawings accomplished with abundant stippling, cross-hatching, and scratch-board techniques. The Science Fiction Hall of Fame inducted Finlay in 2012.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgil_Finlay

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/U1nP302wTP6

(On the cover of “Real Fact Comics” #8, May-June 1947, the bottom panel is from the Tommy Tomorrow story drawn by Finlay.)
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Mike Vosburg (born 23 July 1947, USA) created and contributed to some of the earliest comics fanzines in the 1960s. His stories were published by Charlton, Kitchen Sink, DC Comics, Marvel, and others. During the 1990s, he created nearly 100 comic-book covers designed to look like issues of “Tale from the Crypt” for the television series of that name.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Vosburg

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/v/vosburg_mike.htm

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/2BjJ302wSOw
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Mike Rockwitz (born 22 July, USA) has been an editor and colorist at Marvel, Image, and other publishers since the 1980s.

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/Srpw302uq8j
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César Ferioli (born 22 July 1959, Spain) is a comic book artist best known for his Mickey Mouse comics. His career began in 1978 with French publishers and his Disney work began with an Italian publisher. Since 1989, he has worked for the Danish publisher Egmont.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/ferioli_cesar.htm

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%A9sar_Ferioli

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/pQl9302uoRq
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Garry Trudeau (born 21 July 1948, USA) is the creator of the Doonesbury comic strip, which features strong political and social commentary by its broad cast of characters. In 1975, he became the first comic strip artist to win a Pulitzer Prize, traditionally awarded to editorial-page cartoonists. He was also a Pulitzer finalist in 1990.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garry_Trudeau

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/trudeau.htm

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/V5Kc302s6Gm
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Dale Keown (born 23 July 1962, Canada) is an artist known for his runs on “The Incredible Hulk” and his creator-owned book, “Pitt”. He started working in comics in 1986 drawing several series for Aircel Comics, including “Samurai”, “Elflord”, “Dragon Ring”, and “Warlock 5”.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dale_Keown

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/k/keown_dale.htm

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/5Rtb302wT6F
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Roland Davies (23 July 1904 – 10 December 1993, UK) was an illustrator before beginning “Come On, Steve!” in 1932. The wordless strip lasted until 1949. Davies drew series for a variety of British titles in a comics career that continued until 1970.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/davies_roland.htm

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roland_Davies_(comics)

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/IMts302wRYS
Roland Davies studied to be a lithographer, but became an illustrator instead, starting with several cinema posters and illustrations for magazines Autocar and Motor Cycle. In 1928, he began working for Modern Boy, where he drew illustrations and covers. He finally made his debut in comics in March 1932 with 'Come on, Steve!', which appeared in the Sunday Express. This silent comic was a...
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Vaughn Bodé (22 July 1941 – 18 July 1975, USA) was an underground cartoonist and illustrator known for his character Cheech Wizard and his artwork depicting voluptuous women. A contemporary of Ralph Bakshi, he has been credited as an influence on Bakshi’s animated films “Wizards” and “The Lord of the Rings”. He has a huge following among graffiti artists, with his characters remaining a popular subject.

Bodé won the 1969 Best Fan Artist Hugo at the science fiction WorldCon, in St. Louis, USA that year. In 1974 he won the Yellow Kid Award at the Lucca comics festival in Italy. He was inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame for comics artists in 2006.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaughn_Bod%C4%93

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/bode.htm

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/Ilqq302ut5W (some explicit covers)
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Pierre Nicolas (born 22 July 1929, France), who is now retired, was a major French artist of Disney comics for many decades. From 1952 through 1978, his ‘Mickey à travers les Siècles’ series in “Le Journal de Mickey” placed Mickey in every era of history.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/nicolas_pierre.htm

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/VaF7302upO2
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Shin Kibayashi (樹林 伸 Kibayashi Shin, born 22 July 1962, Japan) is a manga storywriter who uses many pen names, a novelist, and a screenwriter. He graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan Musashi Senior High School and Waseda University School of Economics & Political Science.

Under the name Yuma Ando, he received the 2003 Kodansha Manga Award for shōnen for writing “Kunimitsu no Matsuri”.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shin_Kibayashi

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/u9xA302ujPy
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Romeo Tanghal (born 21 July 1943, The Phillippines) is an artist who began publishing in Filipino comic books before emigrating to the United States of America in 1976. He is primarily an inker and became well-known with his work on The New Teen Titans from DC Comics.

At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_Tanghal

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/tanghal_romeo.htm
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/o1GA302s781

(The cover of Weird War Tales #57, November 1977, was both penciled and inked by Romeo Tanghal.)
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Jaap Vegter (21 July 1932 – 14 January 2003, The Netherlands) was a comic artist known for the social criticism of his work. He drew for “Sextant” magazine, published by the Dutch Society for Sexual Reform (NVSH), from the 1960s. In 1977, he began a weekly strip in “Vrij Nederland” (“Free Netherlands”), a magazine dating from the resistance in World War II. He received the 1979 Stripschapprijs, awarded by Dutch fandom.

At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/v/vegter.htm

In the GCD — http://ow.ly/tath302s6nE
Jaap Vegter was a comic artist with a social critical style. Born Jacob Cornelis Vegter in Voorburg, he studied at the Art Academy of The Hague. His career took off in 1967, when he started drawing small comics for the magazine Sextant, the publication of the Dutch Society for Sexual Reform (NVSH). Later he got the opportunity to make some larger comics for the same magazine, such as the story...
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