BELFI, JOHN
 Name and vital stats
  BELFI, JOHN [1924-95] (artist)
 Pen names
  IFLEB; J.B.
 Education
  High School of Industrial Arts, New York City
 Influences
  Milt Caniff; Hal Foster; Alex Raymond
 Member
  National Cartoonists Society
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Advertising Manager & Editor: Two weekly papers
  Artist: 1977+ Advertising> 77 78 79 80
  Writer & Artist: Features for a daily paper [4 years]
 Other career notes
  Teacher: Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Arts 1977-c83> 77 78 79 80 81 82 83
 Additional biography
  Alter Ego #11 Nov., 2001
  Near Mint #25, 1982
 Syndication
  DAN FLAGG [daily] (asst ink/) mid-1960s eight months; for McNaught Syndicate> 64 65 66
  DAN FLAGG [Sunday] (asst ink/) mid-1960s eight months; for McNaught Syndicate> 64 65 66
  FLASH GORDON [daily] (ink/) 1951 a few for King Features Syndicate> 51
  SAINT, THE (asst pen&ink/) 1949-50 for New York Herald-Tribune> 49 50
  SPIRIT, THE [Sunday] (asst ink/) 1942-43 for Register and Tribute Sundicate> 42 43
  STRAIGHT ARROW [daily] (ink/) c1949-c50> 49 50
  TARZAN [daily] (ink/) c1947 a few for United Feature Syndicate> 47
 Comics in other media
  Gag cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) for editorial pages: 8 years
  Gag cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) for two weekly papers
 Promotional comics
  BUSTER BROWN COMIC BOOK~ (ink/) c1946-c49 for Buster Brown Shoes> 46 47 48 49
  STAR TREK (pen/ink/) 1980 for Peter Pan> 80
 Assisted
  Irwin Hasen, Dan Barry, Jack Cole, Lou Fine, Paul Gustavson, Reed Crandall, Lee Elias, Mac Raboy [with inking]
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  CHESLER STUDIO (ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  SIMON AND KIRBY STUDIO (ink/) c1948 freelance> 48
 AC COMICS
  DURANGO KID, THE (pen/) 1996 in GOLDEN AGE GREATS reprint> 96
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1996> 96
 Fan & trade zines
  Heroes' Hangout (wr/pen/ink/) c1967> 67
 ACE PERIODICALS
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  Spy (pen/ink/) 1950> 50
  War (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
 AMERICAN COMICS GROUP
  ADVENTURES INTO THE UNKNOWN~ (pen/ink/) 1950-51> 50 51
 BETTER PUBLICATIONS
  EXCITING WAR~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
 CENTAUR COMICS GROUP
  BLUE LADY, THE (ink/) c1941-c42> 41 42
  DETECTO (pen/ink/) 1939-41> 39 40 41
 CHARLTON COMICS
  BADGE OF JUSTICE~ (ink/) 1955> 55
  Covers (ink/some pen/) 1952/55> 52 55
  COWBOY WESTERN COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1954/56> 54 56
  DAVY CROCKETT (pen/ink/) 1955> 55
  DR. NEFF, THE ORIGINAL GHOST-BREAKER (ink/) 1952 [imprint: CAPITOL]> 52
  Filler (pen/) 1953/55> 53 55
  FRONTIER SCOUT: DAN'L BOONE (pen/ink/) 1956> 56
  LASH LARUE (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  LAWBREAKERS SUSPENSE STORIES~ (ink/) 1953> 53
  NYOKA THE JUNGLE GIRL~ (pen/ink/) 1956> 56
  RACKET SQUAD IN ACTION~ (pen/some ink/) 1952-55> 52 53 54 55
  RADIO PATROL (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  RAMAR OF THE JUNGLE (pen/ink/) 1955> 55
  REX CLIVE, THE SPACE KING (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  SCOTLAND YARD (ink/) 1955> 55
  SPACE ADVENTURES~ (ink/some pen/) 1952-55> 52 53 54 55
  SPACE OFFICERS, THE (ink/) 1952> 52
  SPIRO THE SPACE SPY [filler] (pen/ink/) 1953/55> 53 55
  SPURS JACKSON AND HIS SPACE VIGILANTES (ink/) 1952-53 in SPACE WESTERN> 52 53
  STRONG BOW (pen/ink/) 1952-53> 52 53
  Weird/Horror (pen/ink/) 1952 in THE THING!> 52
 DC COMICS
  Covers (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  FLASH (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  GANG BUSTERS (ink/) c1947> 47
  GREEN LANTERN (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  OUR FIGHTING FORCES~ (ink/) 1958> 58
 EASTERN COLOR PRINTING
  Adventure (pen/ink/) 1947> 47
  CONQUEST~ (pen/ink/) 1955> 55
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1955> 55
  NEW HEROIC COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1953-55> 53 54 55
 FAWCETT COMICS
  CAPTAIN MARVEL JR. (ink/) 1942-43/47-48> 42 43 47 48
  MONTE HALE (ink/) c1951> 51
 FEATURE COMICS
  JUSTICE TRAPS THE GUILTY~ (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
  REAL WEST ROMANCES~ (ink/) 1949> 49
 FICTION HOUSE COMICS
  BART BATTLE (ink/) 1949> 49
 HARVEY COMICS
  BLACK CAT (ink/) 1947-51> 47 48 49 50 51
  Mystery / occult (ink/) 1947-55> 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1954> 54
  War (ink/) 1952> 52
 HILLMAN PERIODICALS
  Adventure (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
  AIRBOY (ink/) 1943-44/47> 43 44 47
  ALL TIME SPORTS~ (ink/) 1949> 49
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1948-50> 48 49 50
  HEAP, THE (ink/) 1948> 48
  MICRO- FACE (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
  SKYWOLF (ink/) 1943-45> 43 44 45
  Western (ink/) 1948-50> 48 49 50
  WESTERN FIGHTERS~ (ink/) 1949> 49
 I.W. PUBLICATIONS
  BATTLE STORIES~ (pen/ink/) 1964 reprint> 64
  PLANET COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1958 reprint> 58
 LEV GLEASON
  BOY MOVIES (ink/) 1948> 48
  BUCK ROPER (pen/ink/) 1953-54> 53 54
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1953-55> 53 54 55
  CRIME AND PUNISHMENT~ (ink/) 1948> 48
  CRIME DOES NOT PAY~ (ink/) 1948> 48
  CRIMEBUSTER (ink/) 1948-49> 48 49
  DAREDEVIL (ink/) 1947-48> 47 48
  DESPERADO~ (ink/) 1948> 48
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1948> 48
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
 MAGAZINE ENTERPRISES
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  DURANGO KID, THE (ink/) c1949-c55> 49 50 51 52 53 54 55
  Horror (pen/ink/) 1949-55> 49 50 51 52 53 54 55
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1949-55> 49 50 51 52 53 54 55
  War (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
 MAGAZINE VILLAGE
  TRUE CRIME~ (ink/) 1949> 49
 MARVEL COMICS
  BATTLEFIELD~ (ink/) 1953> 53
 QUALITY COMICS
  BLACK CONDOR (ink/) 1942> 42
  BLACKHAWK (ink/) 1942-43> 42 43
  DOLLMAN (ink/) c1942-c43> 42 43
  DON GLORY (ink/) 1942> 42
  HUMAN BOMB, THE (ink/) c1942-c43> 42 43
  MIDNIGHT (ink/) 1942-43> 42 43
  P.T. BOAT (ink/)
  P.T. BOAT (ink/) c1942> 42
  PLASTIC MAN (ink/) 1942-43> 42 43
  RAY, THE (ink/) c1942> 42
  UNCLE SAM (ink/) c1942> 42
 ST. JOHN PUBLISHING
  Horror (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
 TROJAN COMICS
  ATTACK!~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  BEWARE~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  War (pen/ink/) c1953> 53