Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Today in Comics History, May 10: Happy birthday, Alex Schomburg!

Born on this day in 1905: Alex Schomburg, comics writer and illustrator, creator of the Golden Age Destroyer, painter of simply amazing covers for Timely's Marvel Mystery Comics, Captain America Comics, The Human Torch, Sub-Mariner Comics, Young Allies, plus many other eye-popping covers for Prize Comics, Harvey, Pines, and even the rolls-off-your-tongue comic book company Temerson/Helnit/Continental!

from Marvel Age #128 (Marvel, September 1993)

Happy birthday, Alex!


argh.sims said...

Love you, Mr. Bully, but wasn’t Carl Burgos the creator of the Goden Age Human Torch?

Bully said...

@argh.sims: Argh! (dot sims) I knew that and yet it slipped by. I think I misread a piece that said how many covers he created for The Human Torch. Corrected, and thank you!