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Bill Pearson (born July 27, 1938, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota) is an American novelist, publisher, editor, artist, comic book scripter and letterer, who is perhaps best known as the writer of Gold Key's Popeye comic book and the editor-publisher of his own graphic story publication, witzend.

In 1957, he was employed as a technical illustrator at the Ziff Davis publishing firm and began night classes at the School of Visual Arts, including an anatomy course taught by Burne Hogarth. Work as a technical illustrator for the Underwood Typewriter Company in 1959 was followed by two years as a mechanical draftsman at Motorola in Phoenix, Arizona.

While serving in the military at Fort Polk in Louisiana during the early 1960s, he met artist Ed Paschke. Working together in Fort Polk's Training Aids Department, they provided illustrations for publications, signs, targets and manuals to explain weapons and procedures to incoming troops. The two remained lifelong friends, and Paschke later was a contributor to Pearson's witzend.

During the mid to late 1960s, Pearson was an artist and production manager with the Manhattan art agency Admaster Prints, which had many national clients, including Citibank, the New York Life Insurance Company and Winchester Rifles. Income from Admaster and various freelance jobs made it possible for Pearson to underwrite his witzend (which had no national distributor and carried no advertising).

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Total Books: 12
The Best Of Witzend
2018 - The Best of Witzend (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781683961154
ISBN-10: 1683961153
Genres: Arts & Photography, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels

The Phantom The Complete Series The Charlton Years Volume 5
Flash Gordon Comic Book Archives Volume 3
Flash Gordon Comic Book Archives Volume 2
2011 - Flash Gordon Comic Book Archives Volume 2 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781595826190
ISBN-10: 159582619X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels

Corked  Pegged
2009 - Corked Pegged (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781848970021
ISBN-10: 1848970021

The Compleat Sally Forth
1998 - The Compleat Sally Forth (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781560972914
ISBN-10: 1560972912
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels

The Scarlet Letter
1990 - The Scarlet Letter [Classics Illustrated] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425120248
ISBN-10: 0425120244
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Rifled Sanctuaries Some Views of the Pacific Islands in Western Literature to 1900
1984 - Rifled Sanctuaries Some VIews of the Pacific Islands in Western Literature to 1900 [The Macmillan Brown lectures] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780196480299
ISBN-10: 0196480299
Genre: History

Coal Flat
1963 - Coal Flat (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780868636733
ISBN-10: 0868636738
Genre: Literature & Fiction