Alan Jim Hanley was an American comic book artist, who self-published his work in the 1960s and 1970s. His publication Alan Hanley's Comic Book appeared between 1966 and 1972. Hanley's was a fan of 1940s funny animal and superhero comics, and many of his stories were pastiches on comics from this era, such as 'Goodguy', 'The Mitey Buggers', 'The Spook', 'Captain Thunder' and 'All-American Jack'.
Hanley continued to draw for fan and trade zines in the 1970s, such as Bumbazine (that he published with Jim Engel, Chuck Fiala and Jack Weaver), Charlton Bullseye, Comic and Crypt, The Comics Journal, Fantastic Fanzine and Scense of Wonder. He was mainly a hired caricaturist at parties and the like, and was also active in the Chicago theater. Hanley died after a car accident in the winter of 1980.