TUSKA, GEORGE
 Source (some data)
  Additions by Alberto Becattini 7/2005
 Name and vital stats
  TUSKA, GEORGE [1916- ] (artist; writer)
 Pen names
  GEORGE AKSUT; also worked under byline CARL LARSON
 Note
  Caution: GEORGE TUSKA was used as a house name at FOX; art sometimes by others
 Education
  National Academy of Design
 Member
  National Cartoonists Society
 Additional biography
  Amazing Heroes #154, 1988
  Comic Book Marketplace, Jan., 1996
  Great Comic Book Artists, 1986
 Honors
  Inkpot Award (San Diego Comicon) 1997> 97
 Syndication
  AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (ghost pen/) late-1980s for King Features Syndicate> 87 88 89
  ARNOLD PALMER GOLF (pen/ink/)
  BUCK ROGERS [daily] (pen/ink/) 1959-67 for John F. Dille Company '59; National Newspaper Syndicate '60-67> 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
  BUCK ROGERS [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1958-67 for John F. Dille Company '58-59; National Newspaper Syndicate '60-67> 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
  SCORCHY SMITH [daily] (wr/pen/) 1954-59 for Associated Press> 54 55 56 57 58 59
  SCORCHY SMITH [Sunday] (wr/pen/) 1954-59 for Associated Press> 54 55 56 57 58 59
  SUPERMAN (pen/) 1982> 82
  WORLD'S GREATEST SUPER-HEROES [daily] (pen/) 1977-82 for Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate> 77 78 79 80 81 82
  WORLD'S GREATEST SUPER-HEROES [Sunday] (pen/) 1977-82 for Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate> 77 78 79 80 81 82
 Creator
  COSMIC CARSON; ZANZIBAR THE MAGICIAN
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  CHESLER STUDIO (wr/pen/ink/) 1941-42> 41 42
  EISNER AND IGER STUDIO (wr/pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  IGER STUDIO (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
 A.C.E. COMICS
  BUSTER CRABBE (pen/ink/) 1987 from inventory> 87
 ARCHIE PUBLICATIONS
  FLY, THE (pen/ink/) 1959> 59
  SHIELD, THE (pen/ink/) 1959> 59
 BETTER PUBLICATIONS
  APACHE TRAIL (pen/ink/) 1957-58> 57 58
  BLACK TERROR (pen/ink/) 1948-49> 48 49
  DOC STRANGE (pen/ink/) 1947> 47
  GANG WORLD~ (pen/) 1953> 53
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1940s> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  JOE YANK~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  LOOIE LAZYBONES (pen/ink/) 1947> 47
  MEL ALLEN SPORTS~ (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
  NEW ROMANCES~ (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  PHANTOM DETECTIVE (pen/ink/) 1940s> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  REAL LIFE COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1949/52> 49 52
  UNSEEN, THE~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  War (pen/) 1953-54> 53 54
 CHARLTON COMICS
  RACKET SQUAD~ (pen/ink/) 1956-57> 56 57
  SICK~ (pen/ink/) 1966> 66
 CHESLER PUBLICATIONS
  BLACK DWARF (pen/ink/) mid-1940s> 44 45 46
  DAN HASTINGS (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  GAY DESPERADO (pen/ink/) 1945-47> 45 46 47
  HALE THE MAGICIAN (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
  LADY SATAN (pen/ink/) 1941-42> 41 42
  MASTER KEY (pen/ink/) c1944 reprint; unconfirmed> 44
  MR. E (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
 DC COMICS
  ALFRED (pen/) 1979> 79
  BLACK LIGHTNING (pen/) 1979> 79
  CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN (pen/ink/) 1970/82> 70 82
  Covers (pen/) 1970-72/82-83> 70 71 72 82 83
  FALLING IN LOVE~ (pen/) 1970-71> 70 71
  FIRESTORM (pen/) 1983/85-86> 83 85 86
  G.I. ROBOT (pen/) 1983> 83
  GHOSTS~ (pen/ink/) 1971-73> 71 72 73
  GIRLS' LOVE STORIES~ (pen/) 1958/70-72> 58 70 71 72
  GIRLS' ROMANCES~ (pen/ink/) 1971> 71
  GREEN ARROW AND BLACK CANARY (pen/) 1978> 78
  GREEN LANTERN (pen/ink/) 1983> 83
  HAWK AND DOVE (pen/) 1971> 71
  HOUSE OF MYSTERY~ (pen/some ink/) 1972/81-83> 72 81 82 83
  HOUSE OF SECRETS~ (pen/ink/) 1970-73> 70 71 72 73
  INFINITY, INC. (pen/) 1985> 85
  JIMMY OLSEN (pen/) 1981> 81
  JOHNNY PERIL (pen/) 1980 aka Just a Story> 80
  JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (pen/) 1978-85> 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85
  LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (pen/ink/) 1971-72/78/84> 71 72 78 84
  LILITH (pen/) 1971> 71
  MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE (pen/) 1982-83> 82 83
  MR. AND MRS. SUPERMAN (pen/) 1980> 80
  MYSTERY IN SPACE~ (pen/) 1981> 81
  PRIVATE LIFE OF CLARK KENT (pen/) 1981> 81
  SECRET ORIGIN: FIRESTORM (pen/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: FLASH [1st version] (pen/) 1986> 86
  SUPERBOY (pen/ink/) 1971-72> 71 72
  SUPERMAN (pen/) 1972/78/83> 72 78 83
  SUPERMAN AND BATMAN (pen/ink/) 1978-79/82/84> 78 79 82 84
  TALES OF GOTHAM CITY (pen/) 1980> 80
  TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED~ (pen/ink/) 1959> 59
  TEEN TITANS (pen/) 1970-72/76> 70 71 72 76
  UNEXPECTED, THE~ (pen/ink/) 1970-73/77> 70 71 72 73 77
  WEIRD WAR TALES~ (pen/) 1981/83> 81 83
  WHO'S WHO IN THE DC UNIVERSE (pen/) 1985-86 entries> 85 86
  WITCHING HOUR, THE~ (pen/ink/) 1970/72> 70 72
  WONDER WOMAN (pen/) 1978> 78
  YOUNG ROMANCE~ (pen/) 1971> 71
 FAWCETT COMICS
  CAPTAIN MARVEL (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  DR. VOODOO (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
  EL CARIM (pen/) c1941> 41
  EL CARIM (pen/) in MASTER COMICS (c) c1941 Fawcett 0352TuskaGeorge.jpg> 41
  GOLDEN ARROW (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
  JIM DOLAN (pen/ink/) 1941-42> 41 42
  LASH LARUE (pen/ink/) 1950-53> 50 51 52 53
  NYOKA (pen/ink/) early-1940s> 40 41 42 43
  RICK O'SHAY (pen/ink/) 1941-42> 41 42
 FEATURE COMICS
  BLACK MAGIC~ (pen/ink/) 1958> 58
  SICK~ (pen/ink/) early-1960s-70s fifteen years> 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79
  YOUNG LOVE~ (pen/ink/) 1958> 58
  YOUNG ROMANCE~ (pen/ink/) 1958> 58
 FICTION HOUSE COMICS
  CAMILLA (pen/ink/) 1943-45> 43 44 45
  CHIP COLLINS (pen/) 1940-41> 40 41
  COSMO CORRIGAN (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  Filler (wr/pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  GLORY FORBES (pen/ink/) 1944-46> 44 45 46
  GREASEMONKEY GRIFFIN (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  HOOKS DEVLIN (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  INSPECTOR DAYTON (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  JANE MARTIN (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  KAANGA (pen/ink/) 1940-41/43> 40 41 43
  KAYO KIRBY (pen/ink/) 1940s> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  ORAN OF THE JUNGLE (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  PLANET PAYSON (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  PRIVATE ELMER PIPPIN (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  REEF RYAN (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  RIP CARSON (pen/ink/) 1943-44> 43 44
  ROCKY HALL (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  SEA DEVIL (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  SHARK BRODIE (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  SIMBA (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  SPACE RANGER (pen/ink/) 1940s> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  SPENCER STEELE (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  STAR PIRATE (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  TABU (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  TALES FROM TOYLAND (pen/ink/) 1947> 47
  U.S. RANGERS (pen/ink/) 1943-45> 43 44 45
  Various features (some wr/) 1940-47> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
  WEREWOLF HUNTER (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
  WILTON OF THE WEST (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  ZX-5 (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
 FOX COMICS
  COSMIC CARSON (wr/pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  MOB-BUSTER ROBINSON (pen/ink/) 1939-40> 39 40
  WING TURNER (pen/ink/) 1939-40> 39 40
  ZANZIBAR (pen/ink/) c1939-c40> 39 40
 HARVEY COMICS
  ALARMING ADVENTURES~ (pen/ink/) 1962> 62
  BEE-MAN (ink/) 1966> 66
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1966-67> 66 67
  JACK Q. FROST (pen/) 1966> 66
  JOHNNY FOX (pen/ink/) 1941 [Imprint: WORTH]> 41
  MAN IN BLACK CALLED FATE (pen/ink/) 1966> 66
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1958> 58
  SORCERER (ink/) 1966> 66
  SPIKE MARLIN (pen/ink/) 1939-40> 39 40
  SPYMAN (pen/ink/) 1966-67> 66 67
  TIMBERLAND TNT (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
 HASTINGS ASSOCIATES
  EERIE TALES~ (pen/ink/) 1959> 59
 HEALTH PUBLICATIONS
  PANIC~ (pen/ink/) 1958-59> 58 59
 HILLMAN PERIODICALS
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1950> 50
 HOLYOKE PUBLICATIONS
  Various features (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
 I.W. PUBLICATIONS
  LONE VIGILANTE (pen/ink/) 1958 reprint> 58
  MR. E (pen/ink/) 1963 reprint> 63
 LEV GLEASON
  BOY COMICS HERO OF THE MONTH (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
  CHIP GARDNER (pen/ink/) 1950> 50
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  CRIME AND PUNISHMENT~ (pen/ink/) 1950-54> 50 51 52 53 54
  CRIME DOES NOT PAY~ (pen/ink/) 1946-54> 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54
  CRIMEBUSTER (pen/ink/) 1954-55> 54 55
  DESPERADO~ (pen/ink/) 1948> 48
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
 MARVEL COMICS
  AVENGERS (ink/) 1992> 92
  AVENGERS (pen/) 1967---77> 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77
  Backup feature (pen/ink/) 1949 in CASEY CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER> 49
  Backup feature (pen/ink/) 1952 in KENT BLAKE OF THE SECRET SERVICE> 52
  BATTLE ACTION~ (pen/ink/) 1957> 57
  BATTLE~ (pen/ink/) 1954/57> 54
  BATTLEGROUND~ (pen/ink/) 1956> 56
  BLACK GOLIATH (pen/) 1976> 76
  BLACK RIDER (pen/ink/) 1953-54> 53 54
  BROTHERS LINK, THE (pen/ink/) 1971> 71
  CAPTAIN AMERICA (pen/ink/) 1965-69/77> 65 66 67 68 69 77
  CAPTAIN MARVEL (pen/) 1978> 78
  CHAMPIONS (pen/ink/) 1976/78> 76 78
  CHUCK MASON (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1951-54/75> 51 52 53 54 75
  CRIME EXPOSED~ (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  DAREDEVIL (pen/ink/) 1968/77> 68 77
  DEFENDERS, THE (pen/) 1978> 78
  DOUG GRANT (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  DR. DOOM (pen/) 1971> 71
  DR. STRANGE (pen/ink/) 1968> 68
  DRACULA LIVES!~ (pen/) 1975> 75
  GHOST RIDER (pen/ink/) 1975-76> 75 76
  GODZILLA (pen/ink/) 1977> 77
  GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD (pen/ink/) 1974 movie adaptation> 74
  HERCULES (pen/ink/) 1975> 75
  HULK (pen/ink/) 1968/77> 68 77
  IRON MAN (pen/some ink/) 1964/68-78> 64 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78
  JET DIXON OF THE SPACE SQUADRON (pen/ink/) 1951-52> 51 52
  JUNGLE ADVENTURES OF GREG KNIGHT (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  KA-ZAR (pen/ink/) 1970-71> 70 71
  KID COLT (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  LUKE CAGE POWER MAN (pen/) 1972-77> 72 73 74 75 76 77
  MAN COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1949-53> 49 50 51 52 53
  MAN-OO THE MIGHTY (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  MAN-WOLF (pen/ink/) 1974> 74
  MARINES IN BATTLE~ (pen/ink/) 1956-57> 56 57
  MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE (pen/) 1987> 87
  MEN IN ACTION~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  MEN'S ADVENTURES~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  NICK FURY (pen/) 1968> 68
  PLANET OF THE APES (pen/) 1975-76> 75 76
  REX LANE (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  RICK JORDAN (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  ROCKY JORDAN (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  SHANNA (pen/ink/) 1972> 72
  SPACE SQUADRON (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  SPEED CARTER SPACEMAN (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  STRANGE TALES~ (pen/ink/) 1951-54> 51 52 53 54
  SUB-MARINER (pen/ink/) 1974> 74
  SUB-MARINER AND DR. DOOM (pen/) 1975> 75
  SUSPENSE~ (pen/ink/) 1950> 50
  TALES OF THE WATCHER (pen/ink/) 1964> 64
  THING AND DR. STRANGE (pen/) 1974> 74
  TIGRA (pen/ink/) 1976> 76
  TWO-GUN KID (pen/ink/) 1953-54> 53 54
  UNKNOWN JUNGLE~ (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  WAR COMICS~ (pen/) 1953> 53
  WESTERN OUTLAWS AND SHERIFFS~ (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  WHAT IF CAPTAIN AMERICA . . . ? (pen/) 1977> 77
  WILD WESTERN~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  X-MEN (pen/ink/) 1968> 68
  Additions by Tom Lammers September 2006
 PARENTS' MAGAZINE PRESS
  TRUE COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1945> 45
 QUALITY COMICS
  ARCHIE O'TOOLE (wr/pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
  HERCULES (wr/pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  KID DIXON (wr/pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  LION BOY (wr/pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  SHARK BRODIE (wr/pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  Support (some wr/) after co-plotting with Will Eisner
  TOMMY TINKLE (wr/pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  UNCLE SAM (wr/pen/ink/) early-1940s> 40 41 42 43
 ST. JOHN PUBLISHING
  BOLD BUCKEROO (pen/ink/) 1948-50 reprint> 48 49 50
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1948-54> 48 49 50 51 52 53 54
  Horror (pen/ink/) 1952/54-55> 52 54 55
  NIGHTMARE~ (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  WESTERN BANDIT TRAILS~ (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
 STREET & SMITH COMICS
  HOODED WASP (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  MARK MALLORY (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
 SUPERIOR PUBLISHERS
  CAPTAIN FLIGHT~ (pen/ink/) 1945> 45
 TOWER COMICS
  DYNAMO (pen/ink/) 1968> 68
  MENTHOR (pen/) 1965/67> 65 67
  RAVEN (pen/ink/) 1966> 66
  T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS (pen/) 1966-67> 66 67
  THUNDER AGENT WEED (pen/) 1967> 67
  WEED (pen/ink/) 1966-67> 66 67
 WARREN PUBLICATIONS
  CREEPY~ (pen/ink/) 1966/68> 66 68
 WESTERN PUBLISHING
  DANIEL BOONE (pen/) 1965> 65
  MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., THE (pen/ink/) 1965> 65
 ZIFF-DAVIS COMICS
  G.I. JOE (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  HAWK (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  Horror (pen/ink/) c1951-c52> 51 52
  Jungle (pen/) 1952> 52
  Romance (pen/) 1952> 52
  Science fantasy (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  Western (pen/ink/) c1951-c52> 51 52