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Pete Riss

 (c.1906 - c.1962)
Pete Riss was active/lived in New York.  Pete Riss is known for Comic illustration.

Biography   Pete Riss


Pete Riss (c.1906- c.1962)

Long thought to have worked on only one Superman story, he has now been identified by Joe Desris as the artist on 5 stories, all produced in a very short period of time in 1943.  The most famous of these is probably "Meet the Squiffles", a Jerry Siegel penned story about an Imp from another dimension named Ixnayalpay and his effect on Adolph Hitler.  He may possibly have also done a short stint on the daily newspaper strip.

Riss had a slick crisp inking style reminiscent of Jack Burnley.  He had a unique habit of drawing Superman flying with his knee pulled up so high it almost obscured his chest symbol. 

Riss got around.  He worked for Fawcett, Standard, Qua   ...  Displaying 750 of 1149 characters.

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