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Gene Day

Gene Day

The Man Who Never Slowed Down

Chapter:
(p.35) 3 Gene Day
Source:
The Canadian Alternative
Author(s):
Jason Sacks
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.003.0003

This chapter provides a biographical account of the life and work of pioneering cartoonist Gene Day, one of the earliest Canadian cartoonists to bridge the mainstream/alternative gap. The chapter documents Day’s early work for alternative and ground-level publishers and his subsequent transition into work for Marvel Comics, in the 1970s the preeminent mainstream comics publisher.

Keywords:   Alternative comics, art, biography, Gene Day, Marvel Comics

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