Thursday, October 18, 2012

[Link] Monroe's 'Captain Marvel' artist Marcus Swayze dies

Legendary artist Marcus Swayze of Monroe died Sunday.

He was 99.

Swayze, who was also called "Marc," drew the Captain Marvel character for Fawcett Publications from 1941 to 1942.

He talked about his career during an October 2000 interview with The News-Star.

Swayze said Fawcett, based in New York City, was looking for an artist to contribute to its newly created comic book "WHIZ Comics."

Continue reading: http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20121015/NEWS01/210150309