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Dave Hoover

Dave Hoover
Born (1955-05-14)May 14, 1955
Berrysburg, Pennsylvania
Died September 4, 2011(2011-09-04) (aged 56)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Area(s) Penciller, Inker
Notable works
Captain America
Starman
The Wanderers

David Harold Hoover (May 14, 1955 – September 4, 2011) was an American comic book artist and animator, most notable for his art on DC Comics' The Wanderers and Starman and Marvel Comics' Captain America.

Contents

  • Biography 1
    • Early life 1.1
    • Career 1.2
      • Animation 1.2.1
      • Comics 1.2.2
      • Teaching 1.2.3
    • Personal life 1.3
  • Bibliography 2
    • Basement Comics 2.1
    • Comico Comics 2.2
    • Continuity Comics 2.3
    • DC Comics 2.4
    • First Comics 2.5
    • Marvel Comics 2.6
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Biography

Early life

Hoover received his B.S. in Media Arts & Animation from the Art Institute of Philadelphia; and his Associate of Specialized Technology in Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.[1]

Career

Animation

Hoover started his career in animation, first as a layout artist for Filmation Studios from 1977–1985, and during that time also worked for several other animation studios including Hanna-Barbera and Mihan Productions.[1]

Over his career as an animator, Hoover worked on such programs as Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, The Archie Show, Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, The New Adventures of Flash Gordon, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra: Princess of Power, The Super Friends, The Smurfs, Men in Black: The Series, The Godzilla Power Hour, RoboCop: Alpha Commando, and many more.

Hoover worked on two animated feature films, Fire and Ice (1983), the Frank Frazetta-inspired movie; and Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985).

In 1997, Hoover worked as a freelance animator for Columbia/Tri Star Children’s TV.[1]

Comics

From 1987 to 1997,[2] Hoover worked in the comics industry. In addition to his stints on The Wanderers, Starman, and Captain America; Hoover worked on The Amazing Spider-Man, Starman, The Punisher, Tarzan, and The Invaders. In 1995, he drew the first chapter of the "Planet of the Symbiotes" storyline which featured Spider-Man and Venom.[3]

In 2003, he returned to the comics industry with his creator-owned adult series Wilde Knight with co-creator/writer Gary Petras; and in 2004 Hoover joined EAdultComics's lineup of artists. Having established himself as a good girl artist, Hoover's first assignment for the online adult comics publisher was Jungle Love.

Hoover pencilled the interiors of the first three Charmed comics and its prequel which Zenescope began releasing in June 2010.

Teaching

Hoover part of the Digital Media faculty at the Art Institute of Philadelphia from 1999 until his death.[1][4]

Personal life

Hoover died in September 2011 and was survived by Karen, his wife of 22 years.[5]

Bibliography

Basement Comics

Comico Comics

Continuity Comics

DC Comics

First Comics

Marvel Comics

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Media Arts - Faculty".  
  2. ^ Dave Hoover at the Grand Comics Database
  3. ^ Cowsill, Alan; Gilbert, Laura, ed. (2012). "1990s". Spider-Man Chronicle Celebrating 50 Years of Web-Slinging.  
  4. ^ Johnston, Rich (September 7, 2011). "Dave Hoover Passes". Bleeding Cool. Archived from the original on June 1, 2012. 
  5. ^ "David H. Hoover Obituary". Obitsforlife.com. 2011. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. Retrieved February 28, 2013. 

External links

  • Dave Hoover at the Comic Book DB
  • Dave Hoover at Mike's Amazing World of Comics
  • Dave Hoover at the Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators
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