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Milton Caniff (1907–1988)

Milton Caniff was the world-renowned comics artist known as the "Rembrandt of the Comics". His influence can be seen not only in the works of such comics artists as Jack Kirby and Will Eisner, but also in the works of Federico Fellini and Orson Welles. Caniff ented the comics world as an office boy for a local Ohio newspaper. After working at ... See full bio »
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(1940)
Steve Canyon Writer
(1958-1959)
Quizzing the News Panel member
(1948)

Filmography

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 1972 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series) (creator: "Steve Canyon" - 1 episode)
  Steve Canyon (TV Series) (comic strip - 33 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (story - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1959)
- Operation Firebee (1959) ... (comic strip)
- Sabotage (1959) ... (comic strip)
- Project U.F.O. (1959) ... (comic strip)
- Room 313 (1959) ... (comic strip)
- The Korean Story (1959) ... (comic strip)
 1953 Terry and the Pirates (TV Series) (characters - 10 episodes)
- The Randall Affair (1953) ... (characters - uncredited)
- The Green God (1953) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Overseer ... (characters - uncredited)
- The Maitland Affair ... (characters - uncredited)
- Tea Hee ... (characters - uncredited)
 1940 Terry and the Pirates (based on cartoon strip by)
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 1948 Quizzing the News (TV Series)
Panel member
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  Bird of Steel! (special thanks) (filming)
 2005 Sin City (special thanks)
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 1978 The American Comic Strip (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1970 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
Himself
- This Is Al Capp (1970) ... Himself
 1967 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #6.165 (1967) ... Himself
 1958 The Eddie Fisher Show (TV Series)
Himself
 1957 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Himself - Comic Book Artist
- Episode #2.47 (1957) ... Himself - Comic Book Artist
 1956 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #9.23 (1956) ... Himself
 1956 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #3.25 (1956) ... Himself
 1954 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Himself
- Dateline (1954) ... Himself
 1946 Maestro of the Comics (Documentary short)
Himself - 'Terry and the Pirates' artist
 1945 People on Paper (Documentary short)
Himself - Cartoonist
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 2016 Hugo Pratt, trait pour trait (Documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

As a comic strip artist, he created in succession the following strips, "The Gay Thirties", "Dicky Dare", "Terry and The Pirates," a varient of "Terry and the Pirates" for US military publications in World War II later renamed "Male Call" and finally "Steve Canyon" which was the only series he owned the copyright personally.

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Personal Quote:

I don't kid myself. My main job is to sell papers. (from an interview with Richard Marschall, author of a 1981 Caniff biography)

Trivia:

Milt Caniff created "Uncle Bud," the squadron insignia for the "Fighting Cocks" of the 65th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group during World War II. This Red Rooster was painted on the nose of all P-47 Thunderbolt fighters in the squadron. Images may be seen in the 1947 documentary Thunderbolt (1947) directed by John Sturges and William Wyler. See more »

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