Oddities in Crime, by Stookie Allen
Oddities in Crime

Benjamin "Stookie" Allen was an American comic book artist, as well as an illustrator of pulps and Detective Fiction Weekly. In the 1930s, he did syndicated features like 'Above the Crowd', 'Bug Movies', 'Illustrated Crimes' and 'Men of Daring'. He also did filler comics for the early comic books of Dell Publications. During World War II, he was a lieutenant with the Co. A., 237th, 1106th Engineer Combat Group. He made several sketches of his experiences at the battlefields in Germany.

In the 1940s, he did art in National/DC comic books, drawing filler features like 'Oddities in Crime', 'Seeing Stars' and 'You Can't Beat the Law'. He also published in Eastern Color Printing's Heroic Comics and returned to Dell in the 1960s with art on 'Snagglepuss'.

Men of Daring, by Stookie Allen
Men of Daring

Stookie Allen's Battlefield Art

Last updated: 2008-07-04

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