13 Facts About Alfredo Alcala


Alfredo P Alcala was a Filipino comics artist, born in Talisay, Negros Occidental in the Philippines.

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Alfredo Alcala was an established illustrator whose works appeared in the Alfredo Alcala Komix Magazine.

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Alfredo Alcala garnered awards in science fiction during the early part of the 1970s.

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Alfredo Alcala dropped out of school in his early teens to pursue a career in art, initially as a sign painter and commercial artist.

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Alfredo Alcala said, "I somehow felt that the minute you let someone else have a hand in your work no matter what, it's not you anymore.

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Alfredo Alcala eventually became a star of the Filipino comics scene, so famed that a periodical bore his name, the Alcala Komiks Magasin.

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Alfredo Alcala has cited the work of British artist Frank Brangwyn as a major influence.

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In 1971 Alfredo Alcala began a decade of work for both DC and Marvel Comics on horror and fantasy titles, eventually moving to New York City in 1976.

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Alfredo Alcala was one of the artists on the licensed movie tie-in series Planet of the Apes and helped recruit up-and-coming Filipino artists such as Alex Nino to U S publishers.

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Later that year, Alfredo Alcala drew Marvel Treasury of Oz, a comics adaptation of The Marvelous Land of Oz.

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Alfredo Alcala executed 12 five panel comic strips for the men's magazine Adam.

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Alfredo Alcala illustrated the novel Daddy Cool written by Donald Goines.

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Alfredo Alcala is survived by his wife Lita and two sons, Christian Voltar and Alfred Jr.

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