George DiCaprio

George DiCaprio

George DiCaprio is an American comic book writer, editor, and major west coast underground comic book distributor.

DiCaprio was born in 1943 to an Italian American father and a German American mother.cite book|last=Catalano|first=Grace|authorlink=|coauthors=|title=Leonardo DiCaprio: Modern-Day Romeo|publisher=Dell Publishing Group|date=1997|location=New York, New York|pages=7-15|month=February|url=|id=ISBN 0-440-22701-1] He met Irmelin Indenbirken, a German immigrant, in college; the two later married and moved to Los Angeles. The couple had one son, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio, and divorced shortly after.

As a comic book author, DiCaprio is frequently associated with fellow underground comics artists Dori Seda, Robert Crumb, Rick Griffin, Gilbert Shelton, Victor Moscoso, Paul Mavrides and Harvey Pekar, and author Hubert Selby Jr. [cite web|url=|title=Basic Facts|accessdate=2006-06-09] He also helped publish the underground comic Yama Yama/Ugly Head by Robert Williams and S. Clay Wilson in 1981.


*Baloney Moccasins 1970
*Greaser Comics #1 1971
*Greaser Comics #2 1972
*Forbidden Knowledge Comics #1 1975
*Arcade: The Comics Revue #5 (Anthony and the Temptations) 1976
*Forbidden Knowledge #2 1978
*Neurocomics 1979 (with Timothy Leary and Pete von Sholly)
*Cocaine Comix #3 1981
*Hoo-Bee-Boo #1 1982


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