“Working almost daily on the SR-71 was quite the inspiration, and in 1986, I decided to finally draw a poster of…
Russ Maheras has always read comic books and comic strips. A self-taught artist his art appeared in fan publications such as "The Buyer's Guide for Comic Fandom." In 1978 he joined the Air Force to learn electronics. He worked on ECM/electronic warfare equipment on A-10, SR-71, U-2, RC-135 and C-5 aircraft. During the 20 years of his Air Force career, he continued to draw and generated a large body of artwork. He retired in 1998 and he still draws whenever he has the chance.
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