Advanced searches left 3/3
Search only database of 12 mil and more summaries

Reed Crandall

Summarized by PlexPage
Last Updated: 18 January 2022

* If you want to update the article please login/register

General | Latest Info

Reed Crandall

BornReed Leonard Crandall ( 1917-02-22 ) February 22, 1917 Winslow, Indiana
DiedSeptember 13, 1982 (1982-09-13) (aged 65)
NationalityAmerican
Area(s)Penciller , Inker
Pseudonym(s)E. Lectron
Notable worksBlackhawk , EC Comics
AwardsWill Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame

Reed Crandall was born Winslow, Indiana. After graduating, he moves to New York on invitation of publisher of children's books, but after illustrating just one cover, Reed leaves company. He then went to work for NEA Syndicate as editorial cartoonist before finally landing job at Eisner - Iger shop on Manhattan's east side. At this time, he worked alongside such greats as Will Eisner, Lou Fine, Paul Gustafson, Alex Kotzky, Iger and Fred Guardineer. Almost all of Crandall's output at this time went to Quality Comics Group, which published such titles as Hit Comics, Crack Comics, Smash Comics, Military Comics Uncle Sam, which later became Blackhawk Comics. In beginning, one of Reed's chores was inking Fine's wonderful Military Comics covers. Shortly afterwards, Quality publisher M. Arnold saw his beautiful fine - lined renderings, he reportedly hired him exclusively. Some of features he drew included Ray, Firebrand, Hercule, Uncle Sam, Dollman and Blackhawk. Before long, Reed was illustrating all of Blackhawk and Dollman stories, which he continued to draw for almost fifteen years. When Quality scaled down their line, Crandall began doing work for EC. Crandall draws stories for EC SF, Suspenstory and as well as nearly all New Direction and Picto - Fiction titles. When EC & Quality both Comic production in 1955 / 56, Reed did occasional work for Atlas / Marvel. In 1960, he landed contract with Treasure Chest Comics and drew stories for this educational Catholic Comic for twelve years. He also giveaway Comic Buster Brown for Buster Brown Shoe Stores for several years. He teamed up with George Evans in early 1960s to do work on Gold Key titles Twilight Zone and Gilberton Classics illustrate. In mid 1960s he worked with Wallace Wood on Thunder Agent and dynamo at Tower Comics, and also drew stories for King Comics Flash Gordon Book. He contributed to James Warren Horror titles Eerie and Creepy, and did illustrations for work by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Following stroke in 1974, Crandall had to stop his drawing activities. He passed in Wichita, Kansas in 1982.

* Please keep in mind that all text is machine-generated, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always get advice from professionals before taking any actions.

* Please keep in mind that all text is machine-generated, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always get advice from professionals before taking any actions

Sources

* Please keep in mind that all text is machine-generated, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always get advice from professionals before taking any actions.

* Please keep in mind that all text is machine-generated, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always get advice from professionals before taking any actions

logo

Plex.page is an Online Knowledge, where all the summaries are written by a machine. We aim to collect all the knowledge the World Wide Web has to offer.

Partners:
Nvidia inception logo

© All rights reserved
2022 made by Algoritmi Vision Inc.

If you believe that any of the summaries on our website lead to misinformation, don't hesitate to contact us. We will immediately review it and remove the summaries if necessary.

If your domain is listed as one of the sources on any summary, you can consider participating in the "Online Knowledge" program, if you want to proceed, please follow these instructions to apply.
However, if you still want us to remove all links leading to your domain from Plex.page and never use your website as a source, please follow these instructions.