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Steve Leialoha

Leialoha portrait illustration by colleague Michael Netzer
Born January 27, 1952(1952-01-27)[1]
Nationality American
Area(s) Penciller, Inker

Steve Leialoha (born 27 January, 1952[1]) is an American comic book artist whose work first came to prominence in the 1970s. He has worked primarily as an inker, though occasionally as a penciller, for several publishers, including Marvel Comics and later DC Comics.

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Biography

Cover for Spider-Woman #8 (November 1978). Art by Carmine Infantino and Steve Leialoha.

Leialoha's professional career began in 1975 with the early independent comic book Star*Reach, drawing the five-page story "Wooden Ships on the Water", adapted by writer Mike Friedrich from the song by Crosby, Stills, and Kantner, in issue #3 (Sept. 1975). He continued to contribute to Star*Reach and the same publisher's Quack for four years.

Leialoha freelanced as a regular contributor to Marvel from 1976 to 1988, working on such series as Warlock, Star Wars, Spider-Woman, the Spider-Man title Marvel Team-Up, the Firestar limited series, New Mutants and Howard the Duck. In the 1990s, Leialoha began working at DC on Batman and other characters; at Harris Comics on Vampirella; and at Claypool Comics on Soulsearchers and Company. The following decade, he became the regular inker on more than 50 issues (through mid-2006) of the DC/Vertigo series Fables, penciled by Mark Buckingham, for which they won the Eisner Award for "Best Penciller/Inker Team" in 2007.[2]

He lives in San Francisco with his partner, comics artist Trina Robbins.

Writer Larry Hama named G.I. Joe character Edward Leialoha (code name Torpedo) after Steve Leialoha.

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Awards

  • 2003: Won Eisner Award for "Best New Series", for Fables #19–27: "March of the Wooden Soldiers" (with Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham)
  • 2005: Won Eisner Award for "Best Serialized Story", for Fables #19–27: "March of the Wooden Soldiers" (with Willingham and Buckingham)
  • 2006: Won Eisner Award for "Best Serialized Story", for Fables #36–38, 40–41: "Return to the Homelands" (with Willingham and Buckingham)
  • 2007: Won Eisner Award for "Best Artist/Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team", for Fables (with Buckingham)

References

  1. ^ a b Comics Buyer's Guide #1650; February 2009; Page 107
  2. ^ Irvine, Alex (2008), "Fables", in Dougall, Alastair, The Vertigo Encyclopedia, New York: Dorling Kindersley, pp. 72–81, ISBN 0-7566-4122-5, OCLC 213309015 
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