Dan DeCarlo Pinups

27 Sep

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4 Responses to “Dan DeCarlo Pinups”

  1. Nic Kramer September 28, 2008 at 3:03 pm #

    Gee, that artwork looks familar. I don’t know much about comic history, but did DeCarlo work for Archie Comics?

  2. Kevin Langley September 28, 2008 at 3:12 pm #

    Yep, DeCarlo was the one who developed the look of the Archie comics.

  3. Steve Carras October 3, 2008 at 3:17 am #

    And created many characters but got blacklisted from them (angry). Other standout artists IMO were Bill Woggon and later John Lucas when drawing Katy Keene, as well as Archie parent franchise artists Samm Schartz and Bob Bolling, both of whom wrote and the latter of which often used an “Airplane!” style way of punnery: Veronica, when the gang’s shrunken on a paper airplane in some oddball story on leaning to the left all the better to navigate: “My daddy can’t stand anyone who leans to the left..”.. then of coruse the Stan Goldbergs and other wannas bes of Mr.DeCarlo..:rolleyes:

  4. rnigma September 11, 2010 at 8:34 am #

    Looks like Dan was channeling Bill Ward in the second cartoon!

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