Sky Sheriff, by Edmond Good (1948)

Edmond Good was born in Saco, Maine, into a family originally from the Canadian Maritimes. He returned to Canada with his family at age 10 and received his art training in Hamilton, Ontario. He was hired as art director by Bell Publishing, for which he also created the comics hero 'Rex Baxter', first published in Dime Comics #1 in February 1942. 'Rex Baxter' was a soldier returning home from action in Africa. After his ship is torpedoed by a nazi u-boat, he and his acquaintace Gail Abbott land on a tropical island, where they are introduced to a subterranean civilization. Good also did many cover illustrations for Bell's comic books and pulp novels.

Good left Canada in late 1943 to do 'Scorchy Smith' in the USA, leaving 'Rex Baxter' to Adrian Dingle. Good drew 'Scorchy Smith' until 1946. He also assisted on comics like 'Bruce Gentry' and 'Dixie Dugan'. He was the first artist of DC's 'Tomahawk' feature in Star Spangled Comics 1947, and also worked on Dagar Comics from 1948-49. Between 1949 and 1953 he drew for Monte Hale Comics by Fawcet. In the mid 1950s he started his own publishing company called Good Comics Inc. and created the shortlived comic feature 'Johnny Law, Sky Ranger'. Good since then focused on commercial art and scriptwriting for radio and TV. He was art director for Tupperware in Florida from the late 1950s until his retirement in 1974. He spent his final years in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

Rex Baxter, by Edmond Good

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