Wild Bill Hickok by Bill Allison
The Action Packed Story of Wild Bill Hickok

(Cowboy Western Comics #31, Charlton, Feb-March 1951)

Bill Allison worked as a comic book artist during the 1930s and 1940s, doing art on mostly western features. Educated at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, he did advertising art during the 1920s. His work on comic books was done through shops like the Chesler Studio, Funnies Inc. and Iger Studio. He illustrated features for Centaur Comics, such as 'Ace and Deuce', 'Blood and Iron', 'Jane and Johnny' and 'Rustler Hunt'. He drew 'Chameleon', 'Dan'l Flannel and 'Target and the Targeteers' for Novelty Comics, 'Texas Tyler' for Harve Comics, 'Captain Bill of the Rangers' for National/DC, and did contributions to D.S. Publishing (Outlaws), Parents' Magazine Press (True Comics) and Rural Home (Blue Circle). He was also the artist of the promotional comic 'Tom Mix' for Ralston's.

Captain Bill of the Rangers, by Bill Allison

Last updated: 2009-09-18

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