Lee Elias

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Lee Elias (born May 21, 1920 in Manchester , England , † April 8, 1998 in the United States ) was a cartoonist .

Elias immigrated to the United States at a young age and studied art in New York. He published his first comics in 1943 at Fiction House and worked on various series. He later supported George Wunder at Terry and the Pirates and Al Capp at Li'l Abner . From 1952 to 1955 Elias drew the Jack Williamson- written science fiction series Beyond Mars , which appeared on the New York Daily News as a Sunday page. For DC Comics , for which he had previously worked and worked on Green Lantern , among others , he was involved in a number of series from 1959, including Adam Strange and Green Arrow . In the 1980s he gave up his work as a cartoonist and became an illustrator. He was also a teacher at the School of Visual Arts founded by Burne Hogarth .

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