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Keith Pollard

Keith Pollard
Born (1950-01-20) January 20, 1950
Nationality American
Area(s) Penciller
Notable works
The Amazing Spider-Man
Fantastic Four
Thor

Keith Pollard (born January 20, 1950)[1] is an American comic book artist. Originally from the Detroit area,[2] Pollard is best known for his simultaneous work on the Marvel Comics titles Fantastic Four, Thor, and The Amazing Spider-Man in the late 1970s-early 1980s.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Bibliography 2
    • DC Comics 2.1
    • Marvel Comics 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Career

Pollard made his professional comics debut in 1974 with stints on such titles as Master of Kung Fu, Deadly Hands of Kung Fu, Astonishing Tales, and Black Goliath. He was the regular penciller of The Amazing Spider-Man from issue #186 (Nov. 1978) through issue #205 (June 1980) and pencilled the backup feature in The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #15 (1981).[3] With writer Marv Wolfman, Pollard introduced the Black Cat in The Amazing Spider-Man #194 (July 1979).[4] Wolfman and Pollard were the creative team for both Fantastic Four #200 (Nov. 1978) and The Amazing Spider-Man #200 (Jan. 1980).[5]

Pollard was also the regular penciler of Thor issues #286-320.[3] In 1982, Pollard moved to DC Comics where he drew part of Wonder Woman #300 (Feb. 1983)[6] and launched the Vigilante series with Marv Wolfman.[7]

Pollard and Stan Lee produced the Silver Surfer: The Enslavers graphic novel in 1990.[8] In the early 1990s he drew all the character profiles for the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Master Edition.[3]

Pollard left comics in 1994, though he occasionally makes appearances at comic book conventions.[9]

Bibliography

DC Comics

Marvel Comics

References

  1. ^ Miller, John Jackson (June 10, 2005). "Comics Industry Birthdays".  
  2. ^ Jaworski, Jeff (2007). "Arvell Jones". Comicbook-art.com. Archived from the original on September 27, 2013. Retrieved March 18, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c Keith Pollard at the Grand Comics Database
  4. ^  
  5. ^ Martini, Frank (December 2013). "Marv Wolfman's Bicentennial Battles".  
  6. ^ Manning, Matthew K.; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1980s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle.  
  7. ^ Manning "1980s" in Dolan, p. 203: "November [1983] saw the Vigilante take his brand of deadly justice into his own self-titled ongoing series, by writer Marv Wolfman and illustrator Keith Pollard."
  8. ^  
  9. ^ Jaworski, Jeff (2007). "Keith Pollard". Comicbook-art.com. Archived from the original on July 23, 2012. Retrieved March 18, 2009. 

External links

  • Keith Pollard at the Comic Book DB
  • Keith Pollard at Mike's Amazing World of Comics
  • Keith Pollard at the Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators
  • Comicbook-Art.com Official Representative for commissions
Preceded by
George Pérez
Fantastic Four artist
1978–1979
Succeeded by
Sal Buscema
Preceded by
Ross Andru
The Amazing Spider-Man artist
1978–1980
Succeeded by
John Byrne
Preceded by
Wayne Boring
Thor artist
1979–1982
Succeeded by
Alan Kupperberg
Preceded by
Gil Kane
Green Lantern artist
1982–1983
Succeeded by
George Tuska
Preceded by
John Buscema
Fantastic Four artist
1988–1989
Succeeded by
Rich Buckler
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