George DiCaprio

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George Paul DiCaprio (born November 30, 1943) is an American comic book writer, editor and major West Coast underground comic book distributor.

DiCaprio was born to George Leon DiCaprio (May 14, 1902- November 18, 1965),[1] and a German-born mother, Olga Anne Jacobs (December 23, 1904- May 16, 1984).[2][3][4][5] George Paul DiCaprio met Irmelin Indenbirken, a German immigrant, in college; the two later married and moved to Los Angeles.[4] The couple had one son, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio, and divorced shortly after. He married Peggy Ferrar in 1995 and has a step-son named Adam Ferrar.[6]

As a comic book author, DiCaprio is frequently associated with fellow underground comics artists Dori Seda, Robert Crumb, Rick Griffin, Gilbert Shelton, Rich Chidlaw, Victor Moscoso, Paul Mavrides and Harvey Pekar, and author Hubert Selby Jr.[7] He also helped publish the underground comic Yama Yama/Ugly Head by Robert Williams and S. Clay Wilson in 1981.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Baloney Moccasins 1970
  • Greaser Comics #1 1971
  • Greaser Comics #2 1972
  • Forbidden Knowledge Comics #1 1975
  • Arcade: The Comics Revue #5 (Anthony and the Temptations) 1976
  • Forbidden Knowledge #2 1978
  • Neurocomics 1979 (with Timothy Leary and Pete von Sholly)
  • Cocaine Comix #1-3 1981
  • Hoo-Bee-Boo #1 1982

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ancestry.com". Trees.ancestry.com. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  2. ^ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/entertainment/sydney-confidential/leonardo-dicaprios-family-tree-surprise-ancestry-like-great-gatsby/story-fni0cvc9-1226648634334
  3. ^ "Olga Anne DiCaprio (Jacobs) (1904 - 1984) - Genealogy". Geni.com. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  4. ^ a b Catalano, Grace (February 1997). Leonardo DiCaprio: Modern-Day Romeo. New York, New York: Dell Publishing Group. pp. 7–15. ISBN 0-440-22701-1. 
  5. ^ "Ancestry 1706 (Pedigree Pages)". Hodank Family History Archives. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  6. ^ "George DiCaprio". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  7. ^ "Basic Facts". Retrieved 2006-06-09.