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Ray Moore

 (1905 - 1984)
Ray Moore was active/lived in Missouri.  Ray Moore is known for comic illustration.

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Raymond S. Moore (1905 - January 13, 1984), better known as Ray Moore, was the co-creator, together with Lee Falk, and first artist on what would grow to become the world's most popular adventure comic strip, The Phantom, which started in 1936.  Moore had previously worked as Phil Davis' assistant on the Lee Falk-created Mandrake the Magician comic strip, which was why he was thought to be a suitable choice to draw Falk's new creation.

He was born in Montgomery City, Missouri, in 1905, and he lived most of his life in Missouri until his death in 1984, together with his wife, Claire Moore.  He was the son of a jeweler & clock maker, and originally intended to become an engineer (at the request of his father   ...  Displaying 750 of 3221 characters.

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The Phantom Daily Comic Strip Original Art dated 5-20-37 (King Features Syndicate, 1937)
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