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Rafael Astarita

 (1912 - 1994)
Rafael Jerard Norman Astarita was active/lived in New York.  Rafael Astarita is known for comic book art, pulp fiction illustration, set design, advertising.

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Rafael Jerard Astarita was born August 2, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York City. His father, Ralph Anthony Astarita, was born 1886 in NYC of Italian ancestry. His mother, Hulda Elsie M. Astarita, was born 1882 in Norway and immigrated to America in 1906. His parents married in Brooklyn in 1910 and had three children. His older brother Raymond Winthrop Astarita was born in 1911 and his younger sister Victoria L. Astarita was born in 1918. They lived at 1965 86th Street in Brooklyn. His father was a patrolman in the 80th Precinct of the NYC Police Department.

He attended public school. His natural talent for drawing was nurtured by his mother, who had studied art in Norway and was exceptionally creative. According to her own account,"I was a   ...  Displaying 750 of 8222 characters.

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Rafael Astarita Planet Comics #24 Auro Lord of Jupiter Complete 6-Page Story Original Art (Fiction House, 1943)
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