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Sample Autograph Signature:
American cartoonist, comic book, and pin-up artist. Daniel S. DeCarlo ( - 20) was best known for developing the modern appearance of Archie Comics in the late s and early s, particularly the look of Betty and Veronica. He is generally recognized as the creator of Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, and Cheryl Blossom. DeCarlo also contributed his unique style to Willie Lumpkin, Big Boy, Batman, and even The Simpsons. For years before his work for Archie, he had done the art work for Millie the Model, and created cartoons for men�s magazines including over 2 pin-ups for the Humorama between and . He won the National Cartoonists Society Award for Best Comic Book in 20 for Betty & Veronica Magazine, a comic showcasing Archie's girlfriends. DeCarlo was also nominated for the Shazam Award for Best Penciller in the Humor Division in .
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