Area(s) penciller, inker
Seymour "Sy" Barry is an American comic strip artist, best known for his work on comic strip, which he drew for three decades. The Phantom
He attended the
School of Industrial Art in New York City beginning 1943.
After completing his studies, he was an inking assistant for his older brother,
Dan Barry, who drew the comic strip. Later, he pencilled the strips from time to time, and he often did uncredited stand-in jobs for his brother. Flash Gordon
The Phantom [ edit ]
Having worked on both
and Tarzan Flash Gordon, he went on to draw Lee Falk's adventure comic strip, for 33 years from 1962 to 1994, succeeding The Phantom Ray Moore and Wilson McCoy.
Barry frequently used pencil artists on the strip, working primarily as an inker, though he often drew entire stories when time permitted). Pencillers included
George Olesen, Joe Giella, Bob Forgione, André LeBlanc and Carmine Infantino.
Personal life [ edit ]
Barry retired from the newspaper strip in 1994.
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