About Dave Stevens Updated: 11 Mar 2008
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Name: Dave Stevens (David Lee Stevens)
Born: July 29, 1955
Lynwood, California
Died: March 11, 2008
Education: High school, Portland, OR.
Two years San Diego City College.
Miscellaneous art classes.
First Professional Work: 1975: Tarzan comic strip inks over Russ Mannings pencils
Credits: 1975: Tarzan comic strip
1976: Fear & Laughter (Kitchen Sink), Quack (Star*Reach)
1977-80: Miscellaneous inking and pinch-hitting
1977-78: Storyboards
1978-81: Animation work
1975-82: Film art
1982-ongoing: Rocketeer comic series
1985-1991: Rocketeer film development
1985-ongoing: Miscellaneous cover art and illustrations
Favorite Movies: A Portrait of Jennie, Citizen Kane, Third Man, Casablanca, King Kong, Field of Dreams, etc.
Favorite Fine Artists: N.C. Wyeth, Dean Cornwell, Gil Elvgreen, J.C. Lyndecker, Robert McGinnis, Saul Tepper, John Lagatta, Sunbloom, George Petty, Alberto Vargas, Lawson Wood, Geo. Studdy, Mead Schaefer, Matt Clark, Edd Cartier, Harry Roundtree, Walter Baumhoffer, Geo. Rosen, Dalton Stevens, Sir William Russell Flint, etc.
Favorite Comics Artists: Frank Frazetta, Hal Foster, Roy Crane, Lou Fine, Reed Crandall, Maurice Whitman, Jim Steranko, Jack Kirby, Joe Kubert, Will Eisner, Wally Wood, Yves Chaland, Denis Sire, Mark Schultz, Franco Saudelli, A.H. Palacios, Vatine, etc.
Pet Peeves: Bad reproduction and color seps, and corporate lawyers

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