Strange Tales, by Arthur Peddy
Strange Tales #31 (Aug 1954)

Arthur F. Peddy was an American comic book artist. He worked at the Iger shop during the 1940s. He was the graphical creator of 'Phantom Lady', which debuted in Quality's Police Comics #1 in August 1941. He also drew for Fight Comics ('Dusty Rhodes', 'Kayo Kirby', 'Shark Brodie', 1942-43), Wing Comics ('Skull Squad', 1940-42) and Planet Comics ('Flint Baker', 1940), Smash Comics ('Rookie Rakin', under the pseudonym Kenneth Julian, 1941). From the late 1940s through the 1960s, he was present in many National/DC titles, including All-Star Comics, Ghost Patrol, Falling In Love, Girl's Love Stories and Our Army At War. In the 1950s, he was also present in Marvel's jungle, war, western and romance titles. He was active in advertising art in New York City in the 1970s.

An image from one of Peddy's romance comics inspired Roy Lichtenstein's pop-art painting 'The Sound of Music' (1964).

cover for All Star Comics, by Arthur Peddy

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