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| name = Dave Hoover
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| birth_date = {{birth date|1955|5|14}}
| birth_place = [[Berrysburg, Pennsylvania]]
| death_date = {{Death date and age|2011|9|4|1955|5|14}}
| death_place = [[Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]]
| nationality = [[United States|American]]
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| notable works = ''[[Wanderers (comics)|The Wanderers]]''<br />''[[Starman (comics)|Starman]]''<br />''[[Captain America]]''
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| Death = September 5th 2011
'''David Harold Hoover''' (May 14, 1955 – September 4, 2011) was an [[United States|American]] [[comic book]] [[artist]] and [[animator]], most notable for his art on [[DC Comics]]' ''[[Wanderers (comics)|The Wanderers]]'' [[limited series]], as well as lengthy runs on DC's ''[[Starman (comics)|Starman]]'' and [[Marvel Comics]]' ''[[Captain America]]''.
==Early life==
Hoover received his B.S. in Media Arts & Animation from the [[Art Institute of Philadelphia]]; and his Associate of Specialized Technology in Visual Communication from the [[Art Institute of Pittsburgh]].<ref name="bio">[ Bio at the Art Institute of Philadelphia's Digital Media department website.] Retrieved Sept. 10, 2008.</ref>
Hoover started his career in animation, first as a layout artist for [[Filmation Studios]] from 1977–1985, and during that time also worked for several other animation studios including Hanna Barberra and Mihan Productions.<ref name="bio" />
Over his career as an animator, Hoover worked on such shows as ''[[Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids]]'', ''[[The Archie Show]]'', ''[[Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle|Tarzan]]'', ''[[The New Adventures of Flash Gordon|Flash Gordon]]'', ''[[He-Man and the Masters of the Universe]],'' ''[[She-Ra: Princess of Power]]'', ''The [[Super Friends]]'', ''[[The Smurfs (1981 TV series)|The Smurfs]]'', ''[[Men in Black: The Series]]'', ''[[The Godzilla Power Hour|Godzilla]]'', ''[[RoboCop: Alpha Commando]]'', and many more.
Hoover also worked on two animated feature films, ''[[Fire and Ice (1983 film)|Fire and Ice]]'' (1983), the [[Frank Frazetta]]-inspired movie; and ''[[Starchaser: The Legend of Orin]]'' (1985).
In 1997, Hoover worked as a freelance animator for [[Columbia Pictures|Columbia]]/[[Tri-Star Pictures|Tri Star]] Children’s TV.<ref name="bio" />
[[Image:Spiderqueen1.jpg|thumb|right|135px|Hoover's rendition of [[Spider Queen]] from ''[[Invaders (comics)|Invaders]]'' vol. 2, #1 (Marvel, May 1993). Inks by [[Brian Garvey]].]]
From 1987 to about 1995, Hoover worked in the comics industry. In addition to his stints on ''The Wanderers'', ''Starman'', and ''Captain America''; Hoover has also worked on ''[[The Amazing Spider-Man]]'', ''[[Starman (DC Comics Modern Age)|Starman]]'', ''[[Punisher]]'', ''[[Tarzan (comics)|Tarzan]]'', and ''[[Invaders (comics)|The Invaders]]''.
In 2003, he returned to the comics industry with his [[creator ownership|creator-owned]] [[pornographic|adult]] series ''[[Wilde Knight]]'' with co-creator/writer [[Gary Petras]]; and in 2004 Hoover joined [[EAdultComics]]'s lineup of artists. Having established himself as one of the premiere [[good-girl art]]ists working today, Hoover's first assignment for the online adult comics publisher was ''Jungle Love''.
Hoover also pencilled the interiors of the first three [[Charmed]] comics and its prequel which Zenescope began releasing in June 2010.
He died in September 2011.<ref>[]</ref>
Hoover has been on Digital Media faculty at the Art Institute of Philadelphia since 1999.<ref name="bio" />
==Bibliography (selected)==
*''[[The Amazing Spider-Man|The Amazing Spider-Man Super Special]]'' ([[Marvel Comics]]) (1995)
*''[[Captain America]]'' #425-443 (Marvel Comics) (1994–1995)
*''[[Spitfire (New Universe)|Codename: Spitfire]]'' #13 (Marvel Comics) (1987)
*''[[Conan the Barbarian]]'' #253 (Marvel Comics) (1992)
*''[[Doctor Strange]], Sorcerer Supreme Annual'' #2 (Marvel Comics) (1992)
*''[[Dragonlance]]'' #20 ([[DC Comics]]) (1990)
*''[[Elementals (Comico Comics)|Elementals]]'' #13 ([[Comico Comics]]) (1990)
*''[[Excalibur (comics)|Excalibur]]'' #40-41 (Marvel Comics) (1991)
*''[[Fantastic Four]] Unlimited'' #1 (Marvel Comics) (1993)
*''[[GrimJack]]'' #46 ([[First Comics]]) (1988)
*''[[Hawk and Dove]]'' #13 and Annual #1 (DC Comics) (1990)
* ''[[Invaders (comics)|Invaders]]'' #1-4 (Marvel Comics) (1993)
*''[[Justice (New Universe)|Justice]]'' #14 (Marvel Comics) (1987)
*''[[Lunatik]]'' #1 (Marvel Comics) (1995)
*''Marc Spector: [[Moon Knight]]'' #51 (1993)
*''[[Marvel Comics Presents]]'' #83, 102, 123-128, 130-131 (Marvel Comics) (1991–1993)
*''[[Megalith (comics)|Megalith]]'' #8 ([[Continuity Comics]]) (1991)
*''[[Night Thrasher]]: Four Control'' #1-4 (Marvel Comics) (1992–1993)
*''[[Quasar (comics)|Quasar]]'' #26-27 (1991)
*''[[Jon Sable|Sable]]'' #26-27 (First Comics) (1989)
*''[[Samuree]]'' #8-9 (Continuity Comics) (1990–1991)
*''[[Savage Sword of Conan]]'' #171 (Marvel Comics) (1990)
*''[[Star Trek]]: The Next Generation - Embrace the Wolf'' (DC Comics) (2000)
*''[[Starman (comics)|Starman]]'' #26-37 (DC Comics) (1990–1991)
*''Uncanny Origins'' #1-3 (Marvel Comics) (1996)
* ''[[Wanderers (comics)|Wanderers]]'' #1–13 (DC Comics) (1988–1989)
*''[[What If (comics)|What If?]]'' #36 (Marvel Comics) (1992)
*''[[Who's Who in the DC Universe]]'' #2, 11 (DC Comics) (1990, 1991)
*''Who's Who in the [[Legion of Super-Heroes]]'' #2, 7 (DC Comics) (1988)
*''Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe Update '88'' #4 (DC Comics) (1988)
*''[[Wilde Knight]]'' #1 ([[Basement comics|Basement Comics]]) (2003)
*''[[Wolverine (comics)|Wolverine]]'' #60 (Marvel Comics) (1992)
* []
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*{{comicbookdb|type=creator|id=706|title=Dave Hoover}}
==External links==
* [ Comic Art Pimp - Dave Hoover commissions]
{{Persondata <!-- Metadata: see [[Wikipedia:Persondata]]. -->
|NAME=Hoover, Dave
|SHORT DESCRIPTION=American [[comic book artist]] and [[animator]]
|DATE OF BIRTH= May 14, 1955
|PLACE OF BIRTH= [[Berrysburg, Pennsylvania]]
|DATE OF DEATH= September 4th, 2011
|PLACE OF DEATH= Philadelphia, PA
{{DEFAULTSORT:Hoover, Dave}}
[[Category:American animators]]
[[Category:American animators]]
[[Category:People from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]]
[[Category:People from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]]

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Dave Hoover

Real Name
Dave Hoover

Place of Birth
United States of America

Date of Birth
Date of Death

May 4, 1955
September 5, 2011

Work History

Images Attributed to Dave Hoover


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See Also

Official Website

Dave Hoover's deviantART page

Links and References

Article on his passing.

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