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Bill Fraccio

Born: Jul 9, 1920

Death: Oct 24, 2005

Nationality: United States

Bill Fraccio

Date of Birth : Jul 9, 1920
Date of Death : Oct 24, 2005

William Fraccio was an American comic book artist whose career stretched from the 1940s Golden Age of comic books through 1979, when he turned to producing advertising art and teaching. He is best known for his remarkable 23-year run at Charlton Comics, where he illustrated the first two professional stories of future Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Roy Thomas. The often-uncredited Fraccio and his frequent art partner, inker Tony Tallarico, sometimes used the joint pseudonym Tony Williamson and, later, Tony Williamsune, on stories for Warren Publishing's horror-comics magazines Creepy, Eerie and Vampirella. Historian Jim Amash wrote, "He was never a fan favorite, but his work sure ended up in a lot of comic book collections. He knew he was not a great artist.... He did the best he could for the money he was paid, in the time he had to get that work done. That's all the companies ever asked of him, and he wasn't the type to rock any boats."

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