(1919 - 1998)
Bill Hess Ward was active/lived in New Jersey, New York, Maryland. Bill Ward is known for glamour girl-pin up illustration, comic strip. graphics.
Known for his pin-up girl illustrations and especially for his skill
with the conté crayon, Bill Ward began his career during World War II
with the creation of his sexy gal, Torchy, to divert his fellow
soldiers. Because his work seemed to meet "America's collective
postwar sex fantasy" and the timing was right for the men's magazines
that hit the market in the 1950s, Ward became one of the most popular
"girlie artists" in America. In the next four decades he expanded
his subject matter somewhat but "never varied from his template of the
Ultimate Woman---except to make her breasts a little bigger, her heels
a little higher, or the satin and leather encasing her a little
Ward's formal name was Will ... Displaying 750 of 6742 characters.