RICO, DON
 Source (some data)
  DON RICO
 Name and vital stats
  RICO, DONATO FRANCISCO JR. [1918-85] (artist; writer; editor)
 Pen names
  N. KOROK
 Education
  Cooper Union High School (fine arts)
 Influences
  H. M. Stoops; J. R. Flanagan; Lynd Ward; Rockwell Kent
 Member
  Authors League of America, co-founder and president
  Comic Art Professional Society
  Dramatists Guild
  Writers Guild West
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist: Album covers: 1975 Kryptonite> 75
  Artist: Books, Magazines and Album covers
  Artist: Contributor: C.A.P.S. Portfolio 1978> 78
  Writer & Artist: Novel: The Killing of Reuben Salazar
  Writer: 60 novels: Detective genre
 Performing Arts
  Producer & Director: Films
  Writer: Films: Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary; The Strangers
  Writer: TV: Adam-12 series et al
 Other career notes
  Teacher: UCLA extension course on comic books
 Fine Arts
  Painter: Comic characters for Cory Galleries [San Francisco]
  Wood Engraver: Exhibits: Wood engravings and paintings in museums and private collections
  Wood Engraver: Exhibits: Woodcuts: in galleries
 Syndication
  JOHNNIE JONES (wr/pen/ink/) 1943-45> 43 44 45
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  BINDER STUDIO (lay/) 1942> 42
  CHESLER STUDIO (pen/ink/) c1944-c47> 44 45 46 47
  IGER STUDIO (pen/ink/) early-1940s> 40 41 42 43
 SUPERLITH INC.
  CLOVEN HOOF~ (wr/pen/ink/) graphic album
  MAGNIFICENT SUPERHEROES OF COMICS GOLDEN AGE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1977 graphic album reprint of Capt. Battle; also new cover and introduction> 77
 ARCHIE PUBLICATIONS
  BLACK HOOD, THE (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
 BETTER PUBLICATIONS
  FIGHTING YANK (lay/) 1942> 42
 EASTERN COLOR PRINTING
  HEROIC COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1945> 45
 FAWCETT COMICS
  BULLETMAN (lay/) 1942> 42
  CAPTAIN MARVEL (lay/) 1942> 42
  MR. SCARLET (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
 FEATURE COMICS
  BLACK OWL (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
 FICTION HOUSE COMICS
  AURO (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  ORAN OF THE JUNGLE (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
 FOX COMICS
  BLAST BENNETT (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  BLUE BEETLE (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  FLIP FALCON (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  PERISPHERE PAYNE (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  SORCERESS OF ZOOM (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
  SUB SAUNDERS (pen/ink/) 1940> 40
 GILBERTON
  MOONSTONE, THE (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
 HOLYOKE PUBLICATIONS
  CAT-MAN (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  COMMANDOS OF THE DEVIL DOGS (pen/ink/) mid-1940s> 44 45 46
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1945 [Imprint: NARRATIVE]> 45
  GOLDEN ARCHER (pen/ink/) 1944-45> 44 45
  GREY MASK, THE (pen/ink/) 1943-44 [Imprint: ET-ES-GO]> 43 44
  Horror (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  LEATHERFACE (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  POWER~ (pen/ink/) 1945 [Imprint: NARRATIVE]> 45
  RECKONER, THE (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  War (pen/ink/)
 LEV GLEASON
  BINGHAM BOYS, THE (wr/pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  BLACKOUT (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  CAPTAIN BATTLE (pen/ink/) 1941 [Imprint: NEW FRIDAY]> 41
  CAPTAIN BATTLE JR. (pen/ink/) 1941 [Imprint: NEW FRIDAY]> 41
  CLAW VERSUS DAREDEVIL (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  CLAW, THE (wr/pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  DAREDEVIL (wr/pen/ink/) 1941> 41
  SILVER STREAK (wr/pen/ink/) 1941-42> 41 42
  Support (ed/) c1943> 43
  TEX HAZARD (wr/pen/ink/) 1942> 42
 MARVEL COMICS
  ADVENTURES INTO TERROR~ (pen/ink/) 1951> 51
  ADVENTURES INTO WEIRD WORLDS~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  ASTONISHING COMICS~ (ink/) 1952> 52
  ASTONISHING COMICS~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  Backup feature (pen/) 1956 in JANN OF THE JUNGLE> 56
  BATTLE ACTION~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  BATTLE~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  BATTLEFIELD~ (ink/) 1952> 52
  BATTLEFRONT~ (wr/) 1952/57> 52 57
  BATTLEGROUND~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  BLONDE PHANTOM (ink/) 1947> 47
  BLONDE PHANTOM (pen/) 1949> 49
  CAPTAIN AMERICA (pen/ink/) 1942-43> 42 43
  CAPTAIN AMERICA (pen/ink/) 1977> 77
  CLIFF MASON (wr/pen/) 1956-57> 56 57
  COMMANDO ADVENTURES~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  Covers (ink/) 1951> 51
  Crime (wr/) 1957> 57
  DESTROYER, THE (pen/) 1944> 44
  DR. STRANGE (wr/) 1965> 65
  Filler (pen/ink/) 1953/56> 53 56
  G.I. TALES~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  GARY GAUNT (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
  GUNSMOKE WESTERN~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  Horror (wr/pen/ink/) 1951/53> 51 53
  Horror: Sold! . . . (pen/ink/) in SUSPENSE COMICS #8 (c) 1949 Marvel 0218RicoDon.jpg> 49
  HUMAN TORCH (pen/ink/) 1944-46> 44 45 46
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  IRON MAN (wr/) 1964> 64
  JANN OF THE JUNGLE (wr/pen/) 1954/56-57> 54 56 57
  JAP-BUSTER JOHNSON (ink/) 1945> 45
  Jungle (wr/) 1953-54/56-57> 53 54 56 57
  JUNGLE ADVENTURES OF GREG KNIGHT (wr/) 1954/57> 54 57
  JUSTICE COMICS~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  KID FROM TEXAS, THE (wr/) 1957> 57
  KID SLADE WESTERN~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  LORNA THE JUNGLE GIRL (wr/) 1953-54/57> 53 54 57 51
  MARVEL TALES~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  Mystery / occult (pen/ink/) c1955-c56> 55 56
  MYSTIC~ (wr/) 1950s> 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
  NAVY TALES~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  RAWHIDE KID~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  Religious (pen/ink/) 1953/c55-c57> 53 55 56 57
  Romance (pen/ink/) 1952/c55-c57> 52 55 56 57
  SECRET STAMP, THE (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
  SPELLBOUND~ (ink/) 1952> 52
  STRANGE TALES~ (ink/) 1951> 51
  Support (ed/) 1948-49> 48 49
  SUSPENSE~ (pen/ink/) 1949/51> 49 51
  TALES OF THE JUNGLE~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  TALES OF YOUNG FOLK~ (pen/ink/) 1953> 53
  TERROR, THE (pen/ink/) mid-1940s> 44 45 46
  TWO-GUN KID~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  TWO-GUN WESTERN~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  UNKNOWN JUNGLE~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  War (wr/pen/ink/) c1955-c56> 55 56
  WAR ADVENTURES~ (pen/ink/) 1952> 52
  WAR COMICS~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  Western (pen/ink/) 1951-52/c55-c56> 51 52 55 56
  WESTERN GUNFIGHTERS~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  WESTERN KID~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  WHIZZER (pen/) 1943-44> 43 44
  WILD WESTERN~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  WYATT EARP~ (wr/) 1957> 57
  YOUNG ALLIES (pen/ink/) 1943> 43
 NOVELTY COMICS
  CHAMELEON (pen/ink/) 1945> 45
  GARY STARK (wr/pen/ink/) 1946-49> 46 47 48 49
  MICKEY STARLIGHT (wr/pen/ink/) 1946-47 filler> 46 47
  SERGEANT SPOOK (pen/ink/) 1946-47> 46 47
  TARGET AND THE TARGETEERS (wr/pen/ink/) late-1940s> 47 48 49
 QUALITY COMICS
  ESPIONAGE (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
  G-2 (pen/ink/) 1943-44> 43 44
  Romance (pen/) 1950> 50
  Western (pen/) 1950-51> 50 51
 RURAL HOME PUBLISHING
  Crime (pen/ink/) 1945> 45
 ZIFF-DAVIS COMICS
  Romance (wr/) c1951> 51
  Western (wr/) c1951> 51