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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 7 June 1949New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Larry Hama was born on June 7, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on G.I. Joe (1985), Dr. Deth with Kip and Muffy and G.I. Joe (1990).

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Larry Hama is known as the "father" of the 3 3/4" Gi Joe figures (he had nothing to do with the 12" Gi Joe of the 1960-1970s). Larry came up with the names for the figures, vehicles and wrote the filecards that came on the back of the cards. He also wrote all 155 issues of the Gi Joe comic book which spanned from June 1982 to December 1994.
Cites the biggest influences on his work as: Wally Wood, Neal Adams, Ralph Reese Borges, Donald Barthelme, Charles Dickens, Ed McBain, Bullwinkle Moose, Check McCann, Gahan Wilson, Harvey Kurtzman, Milt Caniff, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, and Carl Banks.
Editor on: Savage Sword of Conan, Conan, King Conan, The Nam, Merc, Semper Fi, Steel Town Rockers

Personal Quotes (1)

The single work which I am most proud of is: G.I. Joe

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