Personal History of John Forte is unknown.
John Forte (1918-1965) was an American comic-book artist, active from the early 1940s on, best known as one of the primary pencilers of DC Comics' early Legion of Super-Heroes stories.
Forte additionally drew for Timely Comics and Atlas Comics — the 1940s and 1950s predecessors, respectively, of Marvel Comics — as well as for the American Comics Group. Fiction House, Lev Gleason, and Quality Comics. He worked primarily for DC Comics beginning 1958, penciling Jimmy Olsen and Lois Lane stories for the Superman family of titles. Aside from his work on the far-future teen-superhero team the Legion of Super-Heroes in Adventure Comics, Forte also drew that comic's backup feature "Tales from the Bizarro World".
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Links and References
- Mike's Amazing World of Comics - John Forte Checklist
- The Strange Awkward Silences Of John Forte's Legion Of Superheroes: Part 1 by Colin Smith
- The Opposite Of Kinetic: John Forte's Legion Of Super-Heroes Part 2 by Colin Smith
- The Secret Language Of Children: John Forte's Legion Of Super-Heroes Part 3 by Colin Smith
- Everyone Is Important, Everything Should Be Shown: The Penultimate "John Forte's Legion Of Superheroes" by Colin Smith
- "Please Forgive Me For Materializing You ." John Forte & The Legion Of Superheroes part 5 of 5 by Colin Smith