Rick Geary





Rick Geary

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RICK GEARY was born in 1946 in Kansas City, Missouri and grew up in Wichita,
Kansas. He graduated from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, where his first
cartoons were published in the University Daily Kansan.
He worked as staff artist for two weekly papers in Wichita before moving to San
Diego in 1975.

He began work in comics in 1977 and was for thirteen years a contributor to the
Funny Pages of National Lampoon. His comic stories have also been published in
Heavy Metal, Dark Horse Comics and the DC Comics/Paradox Press Big Books. His
early comic work has been collected in Housebound with Rick Geary from
Fantagraphics Books.

During a four-year stay in New York, his illustrations appeared regularly in The
New York Times Book Review. His illustratio...more


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The Saga of the Bloody Benders
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Jack the Ripper: A Journal ...
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