On this day, January 9, 1899, pulp illustrator Adolphe Barreaux was born in Hackensack, New Jersey. Barreaux studied at Yale University School of Fine Arts but did not graduate. Subsequently he took a job as an illustrator for an advertising agency.  During the 30s with a dearth of work, Barreaux began to work for the pulps and eventually for the comics.31-03,FvNvls