Henry Scarpelli

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Henry Scarpelli
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Henry Scarpelli as shown in a 1971 DC house ad
Born 1930
Died April 4, 2010(2010-04-04) (aged 80)
Grasmere, Staten Island, New York
Nationality American
Area(s) Penciller, Inker

Henry Scarpelli (1930 – April 4, 2010) was an American comic book artist who has worked in comics. His work in comics has won him recognition from the industry, including the Shazam Award for Best Inker (Humor Division) in 1970, for his work on Date With Debbi, Leave It to Binky, and other DC comics. He is also noted for his work for Archie Comics, including drawing the daily Archie comic strip for most of the 1990s and 2000s.[1]

His son is actor Glenn Scarpelli, who has appeared in several one-off features in the Archie books under the umbrella title "Glenn Scarpelli in Hollywood".[1]


Scarpelli died on Sunday, April 4, 2010 after a long illness at the age of 79.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b Yates, Maura (April 7, 2010). "Henry Scarpelli, 79". Staten Island Advance. Retrieved May 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ Price, Matt (April 6, 2010). "RIP Henry Scarpelli". Nerdage. NewsOK.com. Retrieved December 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ Offenberger, Rik (April 6, 2010). "Longtime Archie Comics artist Henry Scarpelli dies at 79". First Comics News. Retrieved May 8, 2011. 


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