André LeBlanc (artist)

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André LeBlanc

André LeBlanc (January 16, 1921 – December 21, 1998[1]) was a Haitian artist who worked on comic strips and comic books of the 1940s and 1950s. He was an instructor at New York's School of Visual Arts.


Andre LeBlanc was born in Haiti, but moved to the United States in the 1920s after his father was killed in Cuba.[2]


LeBlanc worked as an assistant with Will Eisner on The Spirit and with Sy Barry on The Phantom. He also contributed to the Flash Gordon, Apartment 3-G and Rex Morgan, M.D. newspaper strips.[1]

LeBlanc is also known as the illustrator of the 1979 epic The Picture Bible published by David C. Cooke. He drew for King Comics' Mandrake the Magician comic book. His various features for comic books included Dr. E.Z. Duzit, Intellectual Amos and Morena Flor. He was a leading illustrator on Edicao Maravilhosa, the Brazilian version of Classics Illustrated.[1]


LeBlanc's illustrations brought him the Southern Cross Award, the highest honor that can be given to a Brazilian citizen.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Andre LeBlanc". Lambiek Comiclopedia. Retrieved November 15, 2013.
  2. ^ "André LeBlanc". Retrieved 24 March 2014. 

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