William Overgard





William Overgard


Born
in Santa Monica, The United States
April 30, 1926

Died
May 25, 1990

Genre

Influences


William Overgard was an American cartoonist and comic artist.

William Overgard was born on April 30, 1926 in Santa Monica, California and graduated from Santa Monica High School. At age 12, Overgard sent his drawings to cartoonist Milton Caniff, whose Terry and the Pirates, Overgard enjoyed. Overgard enlisted in the armed forces in 1944 and served in Okinawa. During this time he pursued several ideas for comic strips, including one based on the American Civil War. Overgard moved to New York City in 1948, at Caniff's suggestion, after spending several months as an art student at Santa Monica City College. He worked on comics books for Lev Gleason and Dell Comics. These included Black Diamond, (a western), Boy Comics, and Daredevil. Overgard a
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Average rating: 3.0 · 19 ratings · 3 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
The Divide

2.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1980
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Rudy in Hollywood

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1984
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Shanghai Tango

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1987 — 2 editions
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The Man from Raffles

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1991
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Once More the Hero

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1974
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Pieces of a Hero

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A Few Good Men

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1988
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