Yaroslav Horak

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Horak
Born Yaroslav Horak
(1927-06-12) June 12, 1927 (age 87)
Harbin, Manchuria
Nationality Russian
Australian
Area(s) artist
Pseudonym(s) Larry Horak
Notable works
James Bond

Yaroslav Horak (Harbin, 1927) is an ethnic Czech-Russian, then London-based, now Australian-based illustrator and comics artist, best known for his work on the newspaper comic strip, James Bond.

Biography[edit]

A panel of James Bond as illustrated by Horak

He was the second artist for the Daily Express strip James Bond from 1966 to 1977, then for the Sunday Express and the Daily Star from 1977 to 1979 and again from 1983 to 1984. In total Horak worked on 33 James Bond comic strips after taking over from John McLusky.

Horak also created the comic series Jet Fury and The Mask,[1][2] in addition to working on other comic strips such as Andrea, Mike Steele, and Captain Fortune, Cop Shop and Sergeant Pat of the Radio Patrol.

James Bond strips[edit]

Title Writer Published date Serial no.
The Man with the Golden Gun0 Jim Lawrence0 January 10, 1966 - September 9, 1966 1-209
The Living Daylights Jim Lawrence September 12, 1966 - November 12, 19660 210-263
Octopussy Jim Lawrence November 14, 1966 - May 27, 1967 264-428
The Hildebrand Rarity Jim Lawrence May 29, 1967 - December 16, 1967 429-602
The Spy Who Loved Me Jim Lawrence December 18, 1967 - October 3, 1968 603-815
The Harpies Jim Lawrence October 10, 1968 - June 23, 1969 816-1037
River Of Death Jim Lawrence June 24, 1969 - November 29, 1969 1038–1174
Colonel Sun Jim Lawrence December 1, 1969 - August 28, 1970 1175–1393
The Golden Ghost Jim Lawrence August 21, 1970 - January 16, 1971 1394–1519
Fear Face Jim Lawrence January 18, 1971 - April 20, 1971 1520–1596
Double Jeopardy Jim Lawrence April 21, 1971 - August 28, 1971 1597–1708
Starfire Jim Lawrence August 30, 1971 - December 24, 1971 1709–1809
Trouble Spot Jim Lawrence December 28, 1971 - June 10, 1972 1810–1951
Isle Of Condors Jim Lawrence June 12, 1972 - October 21, 1972 1952–2065
The League Of Vampires Jim Lawrence October 25, 1972 - February 28, 1973 2066–2172
Die With My Boots On Jim Lawrence March 1, 1973 - June 18, 1973 2173–2256
The Girl Machine Jim Lawrence June 19, 1973 - December 3, 1973 2257–2407
Beware Of Butterflies Jim Lawrence December 4, 1973 - May 11, 1974 2408–2541
The Nevsky Nude Jim Lawrence May 13, 1974 - September 21, 1974 2542–2655
The Phoenix Project Jim Lawrence September 23, 1974 - February 18, 1975 2656–2780
The Black Ruby Caper Jim Lawrence February 19, 1975 - July 15, 1975 2781–2897
Till Death Do Us Apart Jim Lawrence July 7, 1975 - October 14, 1975 2989-2983
The Torch-Time Affair Jim Lawrence October 15, 1975 - January 15, 1976 2984-3060
Hot-Shot Jim Lawrence January 16, 1976 - June 1, 1976 3061-3178
Nightbird Jim Lawrence June 2, 1976 - November 4, 1976 3179-3312
Ape Of Diamonds Jim Lawrence November 5, 1976 - January 22, 1977 3313-3437
When The Wizard Awakes Jim Lawrence January 30, 1977 - May 22, 1977 1-54
Sea Dragon Jim Lawrence
1977
55-192
Death Wing Jim Lawrence
1977-1978
193-354
The Xanadu Connection Jim Lawrence
1978
355-468
Shark Bait Jim Lawrence
1978-1979
469-636
Snake Goddess Jim Lawrence
1983-1984
822-893
Double Eagle Jim Lawrence
1984
894-965

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ vixenmagazine.com The Mask - The Man of Many Faces
  2. ^ International Hero The Australian Mask

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