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Sample Autograph Signature:
American artist, cartoonist, theater director and writer. After earning Masters degree in theatre from the University of Nebraska, Robert W. Hall pursued dual careers in cartooning and theatre for twenty-five years in New York City. He was artistic director of three resident professional theatre companies, co-authored a stage adaptation of The Passion of Dracula which ran two years at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village, played London�s West End, and was filmed for Show Time. Hall was the artistic director of the Nebraska Repertory in Lincoln, Nebraska from to , and continues to direct as a guest artist at Shakespeare festivals and schools such as Cornell University and Julliard. Hall launched his comic book career after attending John Buscema's School of Comic Art in -, and studying painting under Don Stacy at New York�s New School. His first professional job was in at Charlton where he penciled and inked several horror stories. He joined Marvel Comics in where he drew almost every major characters and became an assistant editor. In , he penciled and inked the graphic novel Emperor Doom. Hall joined the newly formed Valiant comics (later known as Acclaim) in where he wrote and penciled Shadowman, wrote Timewalker, and then created Armed and Dangerous. After Acclaim ceased publishing, he has worked for both DC and Marvel comics producing, among other things, the Batman graphic novels, drawing monthly issues of Batman and Chase, illustrating a Silver Surfer and two Spiderman novels. Hall has also produced fine art paintings which have been shown at a number of galleries.
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