Sunday, March 13, 2011

Ric Estrada's "A Helping Hand"

Born in Cuba, Ric Estrada came to the United States in 1947, and was soon was working for publishers like Hillman, EC, Ziff-Davis, St. John, and other comic book companies. In the sixties and seventies the artist worked for DC Comics on their many romance titles, while also illustrating numerous war and superhero stories. Estrada also excelled in the animation field and was an influential instructor at the Famous Artist School and later, the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art. Many of us fondly remember those thrilling back-up tales he produced containing some of his most dramatic storytelling in his long comic book career, including this ironic little 1975 tale from Our Army at War #278 called...

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