Fred Carrillo

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Fred Carrillo
BornWilfredo Limbana Carrillo
Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines
DiedAugust 2005 (aged 78 or 79)
Notable works
Phantom Stranger

Wilfredo Limbana "Fred" Carrillo (1926–August 2005)[1] was a Filipino comics artist.


Fred Carrillo was born in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines.[2] He began his career drawing propaganda material for the guerrilla movement in Panay during World War II.[3] After the war, he began his career as a professional artist. Carrillo studied fine arts and architecture at the University of Santo Tomas.[1]

He worked for DC Comics in the 1970s and 1980s and drew mystery titles such as Ghosts, Phantom Stranger, Secrets of Haunted House, The Unexpected, Weird War Tales, and The Witching Hour.[4] After leaving the comics industry, he worked on various animation projects. Some of the television series with which he was involved include He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, The Transformers, and Bionic Six.[1][3] Carrillo died in August 2005.[2]


Charlton Comics[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

Gold Key Comics[edit]

Marvel Comics[edit]

Pendulum Press[edit]

Topps Comics[edit]

Warren Publishing[edit]

  • Creepy #116, 122, 126–131, 133–136, 138, 140–141 (1980–1982)
  • Eerie #138 (1983)


  1. ^ a b c Bails, Jerry (n.d.). "Carrillo, Fred". Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999. Archived from the original on January 2, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Alanguilan, Gerry (n.d.). "Fred Carrillo". Archived from the original on August 5, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Fred Carrillo". Lambiek Comiclopedia. July 29, 2012. Archived from the original on July 7, 2016.
  4. ^ Fred Carrillo at the Grand Comics Database

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Preceded by
Gerry Talaoc
Phantom Stranger vol. 2 artist
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Nestor Redondo
Swamp Thing artist
Succeeded by