10 Facts About Bob Bolling


Bob Bolling was born on June 9,1928 and is an American cartoonist best known for his work in Archie Comics.


Bob Bolling created the company's popular spin-off title Little Archie.


From 1957 to 1965, Mr Bob Bolling worked exclusively on Little Archie, writing, drawing, inking and lettering approximately half the stories in each giant-sized quarterly issue.


Mr Bob Bolling did several Little Archie spinoffs, including Little Archie in Animal Land, a four-issue series that mixed humor with educational stories about animals and the natural world, a one-shot comic starring Ambrose, and two issues of Little Archie Mystery Comics.


Bob Bolling's stories are notable for their lush backgrounds and specific references to the geography of Riverdale.


In 1965, Mr Bob Bolling was relieved of his duties on Little Archie and moved to the regular Archie comics.


In between Archie assignments, Mr Bob Bolling wrote and drew the first two issues of Marvel Comics' Wally the Wizard.


Mr Bob Bolling continued to contribute stories and artwork to Archie Comics well beyond "retirement age".


Mr Bob Bolling received the Inkpot Award in 2005 in recognition of his work on Little Archie.


Bob Bolling was presented with the Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2022.