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Ira Yarbrough

 (1911 - 1983)
Ira Yarbrough was active/lived in New York.  Ira Yarbrough is known for comic strip artist.

Biography   Ira Yarbrough


Ira Yarbrough (1911-83) worked closely with Joe Shuster,  sometimes over his layouts, sometimes on his own.  His work first appears in Action Comics 63 in August 1943,  in a Don Cameron written story "When Stars Collide".  Yarbrough's style was heavily comical, vaguely reminiscent of Al Capp's stuff from L'il Abner.  It fit in with the lighter tone being pushed, possibly as an antidote to somber war news.  He was the perfect artist to be entrusted with the introduction of Mr Mxyztplk, shown here from Superman 30, September 1944.  Notice Yarbrough's unique flying stance with both of Superman's arms curled above his head.

Yarbrough usually did not ink his own pencils, as editor Jack Schiff was   ...  Displaying 750 of 1265 characters.

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