MATERA, FRAN
 Source (some data)
  Updated by FRAN MATERA via Jim Amash Jan 2002
 Name and vital stats
  MATERA, FRANCIS [1924- ] (artist)
 Education
  Correspondence Art Institute
 Influences
  Hal Foster; Alex Raymond; Milt Caniff; Al Capp; Bud Fisher
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist: Magazines: Hi-Life 1958> 58
 Additional biography
  Cartoonist PROfiles #56, 1982
 Syndication
  CAN YOU SOLVE THE MYSTERY? [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1984-85 for News Group Chicago> 84 85
  DICKIE DARE [daily] (pen/ink/) 1947-49 for Associated Press> 47 48 49
  DICKIE DARE [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1947-49 for Associated Press> 47 48 49
  KERRY DRAKE (asst pen&ink/) 1946--47 for Publishers Syndicate> 46 47
  LEGEND OF BRUCE LEE [daily] (pen/ink/) 1982-83 for Los Angeles Times Syndicate> 82 83
  LITTLE ANNIE ROONEY (ghost pen&ink/) mid-1950s a few months for King Features Syndicate> 54 55 56
  MR. HOLIDAY (pen/ink/) 1952-53 for George Matthew Adams Service?> 52 53
  NERO WOLFE [daily] (pen/ink/) 1957- for Columbia Features> 57 58 59
  NERO WOLFE [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1957- for Columbia Features> 57 58 59
  REX MORGAN, M.D. (ghost pen&ink/) 1975-79 for Field Enterprises> 75 76 77 78 79
  SALTY (wr/pen/ink/) 1980s self-syndicated> 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89
  STEVE ROPER AND MIKE NOMAD [daily] (pen/ink/) 1985-99- for News America Syndicate '85-87; North America Syndicate '87-99-> 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
  STEVE ROPER AND MIKE NOMAD [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1985-99- for News America Syndicate '85-87; North America Syndicate '87-99-> 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
  YOUNG RAY BOLD (pen/ink/) c1955> 55
 Comics in other media
  RED PERIL (pen/ink/) 1953 in SUNDAY PIX, religious weekly> 53
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  CHESLER STUDIO (pen/ink/) 1943 some fillers, briefly> 43
 CHARLTON COMICS
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1958> 58
  FIGHTIN' MARINES~ (pen/ink/) 1975-76> 75 76
  SPEED DEMONS~ (pen/ink/) 1958> 58
  SUNSET CARSON (pen/ink/) c1950-c51> 50 51
  TEEN-AGE LOVE~ (pen/ink/) 1973> 73
  Various features (pen/ink/) 1954-59> 54 55 56 57 58 59
 DC COMICS
  BOY COMMANDOS (ink/) c1943 only 7 pages for Simon and Kirby> 43
 DELL PUBLICATIONS
  MARESELLA (ink/) 1963> 63
 EASTERN COLOR PRINTING
  NEW HEROIC COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  Romance (pen/ink/) c1946-c52> 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
 GEORGE A. PFLAUM
  CHUCK WHITE (pen/ink/) 1960-67 in TREASURE CHEST> 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1957-67 for TREASURE CHEST> 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
  Non-fiction (pen/ink/) 1957-67 for TREASURE CHEST> 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
  SPACE PIONEERS (pen/ink/) 1966-67 in TREASURE CHEST> 66 67
 GILBERTON
  CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED SPECIAL ISSUES~ (pen/ink/) c1959> 59
 MARVEL COMICS
  HULK (ink/) 1978> 78
  TARZAN (ink/) 1978> 78
 QUALITY COMICS
  CLOCK, THE (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  DOLLMAN (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
 ST. JOHN PUBLISHING
  FIGHTIN' MARINES~ (pen/ink/) c1951-c52> 51 52
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1955> 55
 T. S. DENISON & CO.
  CHUCK WHITE (pen/ink/) 1967-72 in TREASURE CHEST> 67 68 69 70 71 72
  Non-fiction (pen/ink/) 1967-72 for TREASURE CHEST and covers> 67 68 69 70 71 72
 ZIFF-DAVIS COMICS
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1952> 52