CELARDO, JOHN
 Name and vital stats
  CELARDO, JOHN [1918- ] (artist)
 Pen names
  JOHN C. LARDO
 Education
  High School of Industrial Arts, New York City; Art Students League
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist: 1959 Picture World Encyclopedia> 59
  Artist: Juvenile books: 1976 Grimm's Ghost Stories> 76
  Artist: Pulps
 Additional biography
  Comics Interview #80, 1990
  World Encyclopedia of Comics 1976/99
 Syndication
  BIG BEN BOLT (asst ink/) 1974 two weeks for King Features Syndicate> 74
  BUZ SAWYER [daily] (pen/ink/) 1981-90 for King Features Syndicate> 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90
  BUZ SAWYER [daily] (wr/) 1984-90 for King Features Syndicate> 84 85 86 87 88 89 90
  BUZ SAWYER [Sunday] (wr/pen/ink/) 1987-90 for King Features Syndicate> 87 88 89 90
  DAVY JONES [daily] (pen/ink/) 1969-70> 69 70
  GREEN BERETS, THE [daily] (pen/ink/) 1967-69> 67 68 69
  GREEN BERETS, THE [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1967-69> 67 68 69
  LADY LUCK [Sunday] (asst pen&ink/) 1940-41 for Register And Tribune Syndicate> 40 41
  LASSIE [daily] (pen/ink/) 1960-69> 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69
  SECRET AGENT CORRIGAN [daily] (asst pen&ink/) 1967 a few for King Features Syndicate> 67
  SECRET AGENT CORRIGAN [daily] (ghost pen&ink/) 1977 one month for King Features Syndicate> 77
  TALES OF THE GREEN BERETS [daily] (pen/) 1967-69 for Chicago Tribune> 67 68 69
  TALES OF THE GREEN BERETS [Sunday] (pen/) 1967-69 for Chicago Tribune> 67 68 69
  TARZAN [daily] (pen/ink/) 1954-67 for United Feature Syndicate> 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
  TARZAN [daily] (pen/ink/) 1981 reprint for United Feature Syndicate> 81
  TARZAN [Sunday] (ghost pen&ink/) 1948 eight months for United Feature Syndicate> 48
  TARZAN [Sunday] (ghost pen&ink/) 1979 two weeks for United Feature Syndicate> 79
  TARZAN [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1954-67 for United Feature Syndicate> 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
  TARZAN [Sunday] (wr/) 1961-68 for United Feature Syndicate> 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68
 Comics in other media
  Sports cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) 1937 for Street & Smith> 37
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  IGER STUDIO (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
 MANUSCRIPT PRESS
  TARZAN (wr/pen/ink/) 1991 syndicate reprint in COMICS REVUE> 91
 RENEGADE PRESS
  POWER MAN (pen/ink/) 1987 reprint> 87
 Note on comics career
  Letterer on many of his own features
 AMERICAN COMICS GROUP
  ADVENTURES INTO THE UNKNOWN~ (pen/ink/) 1949-50> 49 50
 BETTER PUBLICATIONS
  ADVENTURES INTO DARKNESS~ (pen/ink/) 1952-53> 52 53
  BILLY WEST (pen/ink/) 1949-51> 49 50 51
  BUCK RANGER (pen/ink/) 1950-51> 50 51
  Cartoon / funny animals (pen/ink/) c1952> 52
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  EXCITING WAR~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  FANTASTIC WORLDS~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  GIRL WITH THE GUN (pen/ink/) 1948 unconfirmed> 48
  JET FIGHTERS~ (ink/) 1952-53> 52 53
  JOE YANK~ (pen/ink/) 1953-54> 53 54
  MY REAL LOVE~ (ink/) 1952> 52
  NEW ROMANCES~ (pen/ink/) 1952-53> 52 53
  OUT OF THE SHADOWS~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  POPULAR ROMANCE~ (pen/ink/) 1952-54> 52 53 54
  REAL LIFE COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1948/50-52> 48 50 51 52
  THIS IS WAR~ (ink/some pen/) 1952-53> 52 53
  TODAY'S ROMANCE~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  UNSEEN, THE~ (pen/ink/) 1952-54> 52 53 54
 DC COMICS
  AQUAMAN (ink/) 1978> 78
  ARMY AT WAR~ (ink/) 1978> 78
  BATGIRL (ink/) 1979> 79
  BATGIRL AND ROBIN (ink/) 1978> 78
  CATWOMAN AND ROBIN (ink/) 1981> 81
  CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN (ink/) 1977-78> 77 78
  CLAW THE UNCONQUERED (ink/) 1978> 78
  Covers (ink/) 1978/82> 78 82
  CREATURE COMMANDOS (ink/) 1980/82> 80 82
  CREEPER, THE (ink/) 1969> 69
  GHOSTS~ (ink/) 1980-82> 80 81 82
  GIRLS' LOVE STORIES~ (ink/) 1961> 61
  GREEN LANTERN AND GREEN ARROW (ink/) 1978-79> 78 79
  HAWK AND DOVE (ink/) 1969> 69
  HAWKMAN (ink/) 1978> 78
  HEART THROBS~ (ink/) 1969> 69
  HOUSE OF MYSTERY~ (ink/) 1970/81-83> 70 81 82 83
  LOIS LANE (ink/) 1978> 78
  MADEMOISELLE MARIE (ink/) 1981> 81
  MYSTERY IN SPACE~ (ink/) 1980-81> 80 81
  ROBIN AND CATWOMAN (ink/) 1981> 81
  RUPTURED DUCK, THE (ink/) 1981> 81
  Science fantasy (pen/ink/) 1969/78-79> 69 78 79
  SECRET HEARTS~ (pen/) 1969-71> 69 70 71
  SECRETS OF HAUNTED HOUSE~ (ink/) 1981> 81
  SWAMP THING (ink/) 1977-78> 77 78
  TIME WARP~ (ink/) 1979-80> 79 80
  UNEXPECTED, THE~ (ink/) 1980-82> 80 81 82
  UNKNOWN SOLDIER~ (ink/) 1980> 80
  War (pen/ink/) 1969-70> 69 70
  WAR THAT TIME FORGOT, THE (ink/) 1982> 82
  WEIRD WAR TALES~ (ink/) 1979-82> 79 80 81 82
  WHO'S WHO IN THE DC UNIVERSE (ink/) 1985 entries> 85
  WITCHING HOUR, THE~ (pen/) 1969> 69
  YOUNG LOVE~ (pen/) 1970> 70
  YOUNG ROMANCE~ (pen/) 1970-71> 70 71
 FICTION HOUSE COMICS
  CAPTAIN DEREK WEST (pen/ink/)
  CAPTAIN TERRY THUNDER (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
  CLIPPER KIRK (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  DON GRANVEL (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  HAWK, THE (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  KAANGA (pen/ink/) 1941/46-49> 41 46 47 48 49
  POWERMAN (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  RED COMET (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  SAMAR (pen/ink/) c1940 unconfirmed> 40
  SHARK BRODIE (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  SUICIDE SMITH (pen/ink/) 1946-49> 46 47 48 49
  TIGER MAN (pen/ink/)
 HILLMAN PERIODICALS
  Western (pen/ink/) 1949-50> 49 50
 I.W. PUBLICATIONS
  KAANGA (wr/pen/ink/) 1958 reprint> 58
 KING COMICS
  Support (comic art ed/) c1969-90- [Imprint of KING FEATURES SYNDICATE]> 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92
 QUALITY COMICS
  DOLLMAN (pen/ink/)
  ESPIONAGE (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  HERCULES (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  OLD WITCH, THE (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  PAUL BUNYAN (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  UNCLE SAM (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  WONDER BOY (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  ZERO (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
 SKYWALD PUBLISHING COMPANY
  BUTTERFLY (pen/) 1971> 71
  Romance (ink/) 1971> 71
 ST. JOHN PUBLISHING
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1950-54> 50 51 52 53 54
  KID COWBOY (pen/ink/) 1954 reprint> 54
 WESTERN PUBLISHING
  BELIEVE IT OR NOT~ (pen/) 1969-72/74-79> 69 70 71 72 74 75 76 77 78 79
  BORIS KARLOFF TALES OF MYSTERY~ (pen/ink/) 1967/69-77> 67 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1971> 71
  GRIMM'S GHOST STORIES~ (pen/ink/) 1972-76> 72 73 74 75 76
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1971> 71
  JUDGE COLT (pen/ink/) c1969> 69
  MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., THE (pen/) 1968> 68
  Mystery / occult (pen/ink/) 1980-81> 80 81
  RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT~ (pen/ink/) 1974/76> 74 76
  TWILIGHT ZONE, THE~ (pen/ink/) 1974> 74
  UFO FLYING SAUCERS~ (pen/ink/) -1972-> 70 71 72 73 74
 ZIFF-DAVIS COMICS
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  G.I. JOE (pen/ink/) 1951-52> 51 52
  Horror (pen/ink/) 1950-52> 50 51 52
  KID COWBOY (pen/ink/) 1950-51> 50 51
  Science fantasy (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  Sports (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  War (pen/ink/) 1951-52> 51 52