Friday, May 18, 2012

Allen Bellman - Captain America

2012.03.31 NY Comic Book Marketplace, NYC

Allen Bellman studied at the High School of Industrial Arts and became a staff artist for Timely Comics during the Golden Age of Comics. Still a teenager, Bellman was drawing backgrounds for Syd Shores "Captain America", 1942, along with other titles The Patriot, The Destroyer, The Human Torch, All-Winners Comics, marvel Mystery Comics, Sub-Mariner, Young Allies, Jet Dixon of the Space Squadron. Bellman created the back-up crime feature Let's Play detective...

During the pre-code era Bellman worked on Horror, Crime, War and Western tales for Atlas Comics staying in the field until the early 1950's, when he moved to Florida and stared working in the art department of the daily newspaper The South Florida Sun-Sentinel...

Bellman is also an award winning photographer...

The Allen Bellman website contains a complete and extensive checklist of the comics he has worked on...

It was an honor to meet Mr. Bellman...

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