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Al Alexander Gillespie Raymond

 (1909 - 1956)
Al (Alexander) Gillespie Raymond was active/lived in New York.  Al Raymond is known for illustration and cartoons.

Biography   Al (Alexander) Gillespie Raymond


Alexander Raymond, noted for his illustrative style, rose from the bullpen at King Features Syndicate to become one of the most celebrated cartoonists of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. In a career that spanned a quarter of a century, Raymond was responsible for four influential strips: Secret Agent X-9, Flash Gordon, Jungle Jim, and the cerebral Rip Kirby.

Alexander Gillespie Raymond was raised in the affluent suburb of New Rochelle, New York, the son of a civil engineer. If he showed any sign of following in this fathers footsteps, it was a closely guarded secret. In fact, he credits his father for having "a vision to see beyond his own business, to realize that art could be a worthwhile career, too", and claimed the elder Raymonds of   ...  Displaying 750 of 4667 characters.

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Flash Gordon with Matching Jungle Jim Topper Sunday Comic Strip Original Art, dated 7-21-35 (King Features Syndicate, 1935).
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