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Dick Ayers

Dick Ayers

Real Name
Richard Bache Ayers
Pseudonyms
Dick Ayres; Richard B.

Employers
Marvel Comics; DC; Radio Ray (strip); Magazine Enterprises; Prize Comics; Archie

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Penciler Inker Letterer

Cover Artist

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Place of Birth
Ossining , New York , United States of America

Date of Birth
Date of Death

April 28, 1924
May 4, 2014

Personal History

Richard Ayers was born April 28, 1924 the son of John Bache Ayers and Gladys Minnerly Ayers. He was in the 13th generation of the Ayers family that had settled in Newbury, Massachusetts in 1635.

Professional History

Richard Bache "Dick" Ayers is a comic book artist and cartoonist. Widely respected for his dramatic storytelling skills and prolific output, Ayers is also renowned for being one of the first artists in Marvel Comics' famed "Bullpen", notably as Jack Kirby's inker on many landmark Marvel Comics during it's Silver Age comics.

His work won him the 1985 National Cartoonists Society Award for Best Comic Book.

As of 2005, Ayers is still working full-time as an artist, and recently the second volume of his autobiography in trade paperback form.

in 2007 Ayers was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.

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