George R. Evans

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Birthday
5, 1920
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 22, 2001 (81)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1920
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 22, 2001 (81)

About

WWII era illustrator and cartoonist whose comic strips and comic books have frequently depicted airplanes and famous aviators.

Before Fame

He sold his illustrations to pulp magazines while he was still in his teens. Later, during the World War II era, he served as an aircraft mechanic in South Carolina.

Trivia

He worked for Fiction House, EC Comics, DC Comics, and Marvel Comics and also created 'Death of an Ace' (1977) and other, stand-alone paintings of World War I aviation battles.

Family Life

He was born in Harwood, Pennsylvania and died at age 81 in Long Island.

Associated With

He illustrated a comic-based biography of baseball legend Ty Cobb during the 1990s.