Love Tales by Ann Brewster
Someone to Cling to (Love Tales #72, Mar 1957)

Ann Brewster was a female artist working in American comic books during the 1940s and 1950s. She was affiliated with studios like Binder, Chesler and Iger. Her earliest known credit is 'Samar' for Quality Comics (1941). She then did art on Fawcett's 'Bulletman' and 'Mr. Scarlet', before becoming an inker on 'Blackstone' (Street & Smith), 'Rip Carson' (Fiction House), 'The Hawk' (Fiction House) and 'Frankenstrein' (Gilberton). Brewster was a longtime inker on Gilberton's 'Classics Illustrated' series (1945-1961).

Her pencil work appeared on features like 'Yankee Girl' (Chesler), 'The Saint' (Avon), 'Igor the Archer' (EC), 'Madelon' (EC) and Feature Comics's 'Jr. Rangers' and 'Yank and Doodle'. For Better Publications, she did a section called 'Hobby Corner'. She was addionally present in Lev Gleason's 'Crime Does Not Pay', EC's 'Crime Patrol' and Eastern Color Printing's 'Heroic Comics'.

In the 1950s Brewster was mainly present in the Timely/Atlas romance titles, such as 'Lovers', 'Love Romances', 'Stories of Romance', 'True Secrets' and 'True Tales of Love', but also in 'All True Crime Cases', 'Crime Must Lose', 'Space Worlds' and 'Journey into Mystery'. She also did romance stories for Fawcett, DC Comics and Feature Comics. For Gilberton, she contributed to 'The World Around Us'.

Ann Brewster on the Kirby Museum blog

Last updated: 2010-07-02

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