Grand Comics Database

The Grand Comics Database (GCD) is a nonprofit, internet-based corporation of worldwide volunteers committed to building an open database masking all printed comics throughout the world. Give our search a attempt, check the menu to the left to peer how you can assist us improve the website online, or use to tune and manage your comic series.Volunteers Wanted For Adding New Comics

Each week, a small number of GCD volunteers add listings to our database for the brand new comics launched that week in North America.These are simply the basic listings, not full indexes.This makes it less difficult for other volunteers who add covers and for indexers, in addition to for humans the use of

Each volunteer covers one writer or a small organization of publishers (“D publishers besides DC”, as an instance).From public resources along with ComicsList and Diamond Previews on-line, they add the issues and make word of the fees and some other information.We are looking for additional volunteers for this weekly assignment.

Follow this hyperlink for an outline of the technique and a listing of which publishers are presently covered.GCD Comics TimelineTed Adams (b. 1968)

1968 September nine

Ted Adams has a Bachelor of Science degree in commercial enterprise administration, the group is unknown.

Adams did support paintings for Eclipse as a district supervisor from 1990 to 1992 and as a advertising assistant for Dark Horse from 1992 to 1994.Aileen Fisher (b. 1906)

1906 September 9- 2002 December 2

Aileen Fisher’s recognized work in comic books includes writing credits in Calling All Kids (Parents’ Magazine Press, 1945 series) #five (September – October 1946) and #11 (August 1947).

Fisher is nice called a kid’s author and poet. She wrote on subjects along with about nature, America, biographies, and Biblical themes.West Givner (b. 1964)

1964 September 9

As a corporal within the U.S. Army, Givner turned into stationed in Western Europe and after his tour ended, decided to live, subsequently settling in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. His one love, gaming, led him to starting a game store, Gamers of the West, the alternative, comics, brought about a facet career as a comics writer.Curtis King Jr. (b. 1957)

1957 September nine

King works in assist for DC starting in 1990 until the prevailing (as of 2021). He changed into the duvet editor/artwork director from March 1990 to 2003. King has been an art director for DC all through the entire period of employment with the comedian book company so far. He additionally did design paintings during the Nineteen Nineties.

In his function as cover editor/artwork director, King commissioned creators to create maximum of the comedian ebook periodical emblems for DC throughout that time period.John Kricfalusi (b. 1955)

1955 September 9

Creator of the Ren & Stimpy Show.Kevin Maguire (b. 1960)

1960 September 9

Maguire did help in manufacturing paintings for Marvel in 1986.

Additional biographical information discovered in:

Four Color Magazine (Paragon Q, 1986 collection) #5 (March 1987).Dan Vado (b. 1959)

1959 September 9

Started Slave Labor Graphics in 1986.Martin Zeller (b. 1979)

1979 September nine

Zeller is an editor within the French bande dessinée enterprise. He became with Dupuis from 2004 to 2011; Ankama in 2011 & 2012, Casterman from 2013 to 2018, and has been with Albin Michel on account that 2018.John Chamberlin (b. 1941)

1941 September 8- 2013 June 4

Longtime Mendocino Coast based artist and musician.Lynn Karp (b. 1905)

1905 September 8- 1992 August 20

Lynn Karp become an American animator and comedian e book artist. From 1935 to 1941 he worked at the Disney Studio as an animator on movies which include Pinocchio, Bambi, and Fantasia. He then transitioned to comic books, operating for West Coast publishers such as Western and B&I. From 1944 to 1950 he also illustrated the syndicated strip ‘The Middles’, written via his brother Bob. In the ’50s he moved to the East Coast, wherein he persevered to paintings on comics for Western, in addition to comics for ACG, Nedor/Standard, and Fawcett. He also contributed Huckleberry Hound memories to British Weekly Magazine within the early ’60s.How to Help

There are numerous methods wherein you may assist us to enhance our siteand its content.

  • You can provide missing records, update existing facts, or uploadcover scans.Just sign in an accountwith us, and you could startcontributing.
  • Donate for our ongoing costs, e.g. the serverinfrastructure. We are a non-profit organization andany finances may be used for our intention of documenting and indexingall comics.
  • We need volunteer net designers and programmers! Please contact thegcd-tech groupor go to ourtechnical documentationif you may assist with any of these roles:
    • Web designer / front-cease developer (HTML / CSS / JavaScript)
    • Python / Django programming
    • ElasticSearch search server
    • Web Services API
    • Database Performance (MySQL)

The Grand Comics Database Project (GCD) is a volunteer task with the purpose of documenting and indexing all comics for the unfastened use of students, historians, researchers, and enthusiasts.

The GCD acknowledges that the all-encompassing research nature of the assignment may result in the posting of cowl scans for comics with pics that some may additionally find objectionable.

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