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Frank (Francis) Godwin

 (1889 - 1959)
Frank (Francis) Godwin was active/lived in Pennsylvania, District Of Columbia.  Frank Godwin is known for commercial illustrator-cartoonist, mural, etcher.

Frank (Francis) Godwin

Frank Godwin was a prominent painter, magazine illustrator, and advertising artist, who lent his sophisticated talents to the comics for the last 30 years of his life. He contributed to numerous strips in the daily papers. His own creations, "Connie" (1927-1944) and "Rusty Riley" (1948-1959), are among the most highly admired continuity strips in the literature of the comics.

Godwin was the son of an editor for the Washington (D.C.) Star, and began his career in art with his fathers paper at the age of 16. A desire both to perfect his work and broaden his range of opportunity drew him to New York City. There, he studied at the Art Students League. From his late teens he supported himself as a free-lance cartoonist and illustrator. Th  ...  Displaying 750 of 5645 characters.

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Frank Godwin

About  Frank (Francis) Godwin

Born:  1889 - Washington District Of Columbia
Died:   1959
Known for:  commercial illustrator-cartoonist, mural, etcher