ASTARITA, RAFAEL
 Source (some data)
  RAFAEL ASTARITA
 Name and vital stats
  ASTARITA, RAFAEL [1912- ] (artist) also spelled RAPHAEL
 Education
  High School of Industrial Arts, New York City; Grand Central School of Art; Pratt Institute
 Influences
  Harvey Dunn; French impressionists; Russian film directors
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist: 1959 Picture World Encyclopedia> 59
  Artist: Pulps under name John Martin
 Performing Arts
  Actor: Films
  Designer: Theatrical Sets for Tom Corbett TV
 Fine Arts
  Lithographer; Painter
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  CHESLER STUDIO (pen/ink/) 1936-39> 36 37 38 39
  EISNER AND IGER STUDIO (pen/ink/) c1939> 39
  IGER STUDIO (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
 AVON COMICS
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  Horror (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  Science fantasy (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  War (pen/ink/) 1952-53> 52 53
 BETTER PUBLICATIONS
  BLACK TERROR (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  BRONCHO BILL (pen/ink/) 1948> 48
  DICK DEVENS (ink/) 1947> 47
  DOC STRANGE (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  FIGHTING YANK (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  Horror (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  INTIMATE LOVE~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  LANCE LEWIS (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  NEW ROMANCES~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  PRINCESS PANTHA (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
  REAL LIFE COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1948-50/52> 48 49 50 52
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1950-51> 50 51
  Support (art dir/) 1947> 47
  TARA (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
  Western (pen/ink/) 1950> 50
 CENTAUR COMICS GROUP
  AD-VENTURES (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37
  Adaptations (pen/ink/) 1937> 37
  BOOMERANG (pen/ink/) c1937-c38 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37 38
  DANIEL BOONE (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37
  DEATH'S HEAD RANGE (pen/ink/) c1937-c38 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37 38
  DETECTIVE SCHULTZ'S DERBY (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37
  GRIZZLY DUNN (pen/ink/) c1937-c38 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37 38
  Illustration (pen/ink/) c1937-c38 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37 38
  ROUND TABLE ADVENTURES (pen/ink/) 1937-38 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37 38
  STAR RANGER FUNNIES~ (pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  TIN MULE (pen/ink/) c1937-c38 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37 38
  TRAILER TRIGGERS (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37
  VALLEY OF FEAR (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37
 CHESLER PUBLICATIONS
  CAPTAIN COURAGE (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
  ECHO (pen/ink/) 1941-42> 41 42
  GREEN KNIGHT (pen/ink/) 1941-42> 41 42
 DC COMICS
  ALLAIN DE BEAUFORT (pen/ink/) 1935> 35
  KING ARTHUR (pen/ink/) 1935-36> 35 36
 FAWCETT COMICS
  CAPTAIN VENTURE (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  HUNCHBACK (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
 FICTION HOUSE COMICS
  AURO (pen/ink/) 1942-43> 42 43
  CAPTAIN TERRY THUNDER (pen/ink/) 1940/43> 40 43
  CAPTAIN WINGS (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1942-43/46-47> 42 43 46 47
  FUTURA (pen/ink/) 1946-50> 46 47 48 49 50
  GHOST SQUADRON (pen/ink/) 1946-47> 46 47
  HAWK, THE (pen/ink/) 1941-43> 41 42 43
  HOOKS DEVLIN (pen/ink/) 1942-43> 42 43
  INSPECTOR DAYTON (pen/ink/) 1941-43> 41 42 43
  JAN OF THE JUNGLE (pen/ink/) 1948-50> 48 49 50
  KAANGA (pen/ink/) 1942-43> 42 43
  RIP CARSON (ink/) 1942> 42
  SKY RANGERS (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
  TABU (pen/ink/) 1950-51> 50 51
  Z X-9 (pen/ink/) 1939> 39
 HOLYOKE PUBLICATIONS
  JANE DRAKE DETECTIVE (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
 I.W. PUBLICATIONS
  REALISTIC ROMANCES~ (pen/ink/) 1958 reprint> 58
 MALIBU COMICS
  TEEN ANGST: A TREASURY OF 1950s ROMANCE~ (pen/) 1990 reprint> 90
 ORBIT PUBLICATIONS
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1950-52> 50 51 52
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1950> 50
  Western (pen/ink/) 1950> 50
 PARENTS' MAGAZINE PRESS
  TRUE COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
 QUALITY COMICS
  INSPECTOR DAYTON (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  SAMAR (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
 ST. JOHN PUBLISHING
  Adventure (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1951-54> 51 52 53 54
  Jungle (pen/ink/) 1951-54> 51 52 53 54
  Various features (pen/ink/) c1950-c53 reprint from CHESLER> 50 51 52 53
  War (pen/ink/) 1951-54> 51 52 53 54
  Western (pen/ink/) 1951-52/54> 51 52 54
 STREET & SMITH COMICS
  THUNDERBOLT (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
 SUPERIOR PUBLISHERS
  Text (wr/) 1952-54 in U.S. FIGHTING AIR FORCE> 52 53 54
 TOBY PRESS
  CAPTAIN TOOTSIE (pen/) 1950> 50