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John Liney

 (1912 - 1982)
John Liney was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  John Liney is known for illustration-comics.

Biography   John Liney


John J. Liney (1912 – January 29, 1982) was an American cartoonist, who drew the daily Henry comic strip for 44 years.

Growing up in Philadelphia, Liney attended the George C. Thomas Middle School and South Philadelphia High School.  He was working as a cartoonist at the Philadelphia Evening Ledger when he began selling gags to Henry's creator, Carl Thomas Anderson in 1936.  He continued as a gagwriter until 1942, penciling the strip for Anderson from 1942 to 1945. When Anderson became ill, Liney took over the daily strip in 1945.

During the 1940s, Liney taught cartooning at Temple University.  He also drew the Henry comic books: Dell's Four Color #122 (October 1946) and #155 (July 1947), fo   ...  Displaying 750 of 3221 characters.

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