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Ernie Chan

Ernie Chan

Real Name
Ernesto Chan
Ernie Chan; Ernie Chua; ET Chan

Marvel; Curtis Magazines; DC Comics; Murray Comics


Place of Birth

Date of Birth
Date of Death

July 27, 1940
May 16, 2012

Professional History

Ernesto "Ernie" Chan is a Filipino comic book artist. For a number of years, he was obliged to work under the name "Ernie Chua" as that name had been wrongfully entered on his U.S. immigration documents, but was later able to be credited under his given name.[1]

He is particularly known for his work on the Marvel Comics version of Conan the Barbarian, although he has also worked for other publishers such as DC Comics. He studied with John Buscema, and also worked with him as the inker on Conan during the 1970s. He inked the art of John's brother Sal on The Incredible Hulk.

Later, Chan pencilled several issues of Conan and Doctor Strange, and worked on Kull the Destroyer in 1977 and Power Man in the 1980s. For DC Comics, he did the Claw the Unconquered series. Chan was also a cover artist, being the "go-to guy" for DC covers during the 1970s.

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