Jim Keefe

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Jim Keefe is the most recent artist to contribute original art and stories to the Flash Gordon comic strip.

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Born January 20, 1965 he attended Joe Kubert's School of Cartoon and Graphic Art after a very brief career at a more traditional institution.


Keefe started his career coloring comic strips as Blondie, Beetle Bailey and Hagar the Horrible. He was the head colorist in the King Features Synicate comic art department. Keefe's tenure lasted from January, 1996 to March 2003. Unfortunately he was unable to continue his work for King Features because of economic issues. Since he has left his coloring job, Keefe has taught, taken part in freelance assignments, promoted the National Cartoonists Society and worked on a graphic novel. His graphic novel exemplifies his Father's service in World War II as a member of Patton's Third Army. Keefe's work on Flash Gordon continues to be appear in syndication.[1]

Keefe has taught and spoke at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, Malloy College, and Hofstra's UCCE Youth Programs in Long Island, New York.[1]

Keefe currently provides the artwork for the syndicated comic strip Sally Forth, as well as performs freelance assignments and also provides graphic art for a number of different companies.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Bio | Jim Keefe". Jim Keefe. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 

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