Close-up on Roof Girl Print

EARLIEST INFLUENCES

DAILY STRIPS
Milton Caniff's "Steve Canyon"
Harold Gray's "Little Orphan Annie"
Chick Young's "Blondie"
Al Capp's "Li'l Abner"
Al Williams, "Flash Gordon"
Peter O'Donnell on Carstair's
"Modesty Blaise"
Marjorie Buell's "Little Lulu"

COMICS
Wayne Boring/Al Plastino "Superman"
Steve Ditko's "Captain Atom" &
Pre-Spiderman Marvel work
(Astonishing Tales, Amazing
Adult Fantasies, etc)
Don Heck's "Iron Man" work
Dick Ayers, "The Crimson Avenger,"
early Marvel Kirby inkings.
Marie Severin "Aquaman" and others
John Severin "King Kull"
John Forte "Legion of The Superheros"
& "Bizarro World"
Murphy Anderson
Carine Infintino, especially on "The Flash"
Andru & Esposito on "Wonder Woman"
and "The Metal Men"
Ramona Fraden
Jack Kirby
Harvey Kurtzman on EC Comics,
Mad Magazine, "Little Annie Fannie"
Wally Wood on "Sally Forth,"
"The Thunder Agents"
Will Eisner's "The Spirit,"
Russ Manning on "Robot Fighter"


Remembering Will Eisner
essay and image


Ed Meares - Self-Portrait

Contact Ed Meares
through "tribe-mail"
(remember to include your e-mail
or other contact info in
the body of your message to Ed)

SVA TEACHERS
studied under:

Will Eisner
Harvey Kurtzman
Art Spiegelman

Co-Produced & Co-Hosted
COMICS FANTASY FORUM
(on local public access
NYC channel 25)
GUESTS:
Eisner, Severin, Howie Chakin,
Walt Simonson,
Chris Claremont, etc.
July to September 1984


An image from "Heroes In Birmingham"

MORE INFLUENCES

UNDERGROUNDS
Robert Crumb
Gilbert Shelton "Fabulous,
Furry, Freak Brothers"
Trina Robbins
Spain Rodriguez "Trashman"
Richard "Gore" Corbin

SCI-FI/FANTASY
"Bama"
Kelly Freas

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VOLUNTEERING WITH:

Breathing Space/Landing Strip
Public Relations Officer & Speaker
support groups for ex-offenders
returning from prison

SGI-USA
Buddhist Organization - working towards
social good/world peace; affiliated with
Soros Inst. For Restorative Justice

Friends Society (Quakers)
Constulting and Participating in
Children's book publishing
Projects

this page updated on
June 23, 2005

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