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  • Lou Brooks (1944–2021)


    Lou Brooks was a self-taught American illustrator and cartoonist best known for his precise bold line work and graphic reinterpretation of mid-twentieth century comics, magazines, advertising, and other popular culture from the period.

    OVGA has included below Lou Brook’s full known box art catalog:

    1. Donkey Kong (Atarisoft | Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC Booster, TI-99/4A, Vic-20 | 1983)
    2. Donkey Kong Junior (Atarisoft | Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit | 1984)
    3. Food Fight (Atari Corporation | Atari 7800 | 1986)
    4. Gadget Twins (GameTek | Genesis | 1992)

    In 1985, Parker Brothers commissioned Lou Brooks to redesign the Monopoly game logo and illustrate an updated version of the character Mr. Monopoly (formerly known as Rich Uncle Pennybags). Lou’s Mr. Monopoly has been used extensively for video games, beginning with the Sega Master System release in 1988

    Lou Brooks

    Lou Brooks (1944–2021)
    Born: September 5, 1944, Abington Township, PA
    Died: November 21, 2021
    Nationality: American
    Known For : Monopoly logo
    Years Active: 1983–1992

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