Weird Mystery, by Jess Jodloman
Vampires Gold (Weird Mystery)

Jess Jodloman is a self-taught artist who started to draw at the age of sixteen. He was an admirer of Hal Foster and Alex Raymond. Initially a portrait artist, Jodloman's first break in the comics field was in 1954, when he illustrated a short story called 'Ang Rosas na Itim' for Luz-vi-minda Klassiks. From 1955 to 1957, Jodloman wrote and drew the heroic fantasy series 'Ramir' in the Bulaklak weekly. It was so popular that it was made into a movie in 1957. Jodloman also has done a lot of cover and interior artwork, contributed to among others Maharlika, Top Komiks, Paraluman, Zoom Komiks and Filipino Komiks. He has written and drawn fast-paced visual novels like 'Los Pintados' and 'Brix Virgo'.

Weird War Tales, by Jess Jodloman
A Glutton for Punishment (Weird War Tales #32, 1974)

Jodloman was one of the many Filipino artists that went to work for the US market in the 1970s. During this decade, he drew for horror and SF titles by Warren, DC and Marvel, like Eerie, Creepy, House of Mystery, House of Secrets, Secrets of Haunted House, Unexpected, Weird Mystery Tales and Weird War Tales. He also worked with Marvel's 'Kull the Conqueror'. In addition, he did commercial work.

Secrets of the Haunted House, by Jess M. Jodloman
Secrets of the Haunted House

Last updated: 2008-02-15

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