Comic
English

Golden age marvel comics

Carl Burgos (illustrator), Joe Simon (author)
Subject
Comics
Title
Golden age marvel comics
Illustrator
Carl Burgos
Author
Joe Simon 1913-2011
Language
English
Publisher
New York: Marvel Worldwide, 1941 & 2010
280 p. : ill.
Note
Collecting mystery comics nr. 17-20
ISBN
9780785133674

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Carl Burgos

Carl Burgos (; born Max Finkelstein ; April 18, 1916 – March 1, 1984) was an American comic book and advertising artist best known for creating the original Human Torch in Marvel Comics #1 (Oct. 1939), during the period historians and fans call the Golden Age of comic books.

He was inducted into comic books' Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1996.

Biography

Early life

Carl Burgos was born as Max Finkelstein in New York City, the child of Jewish parents. He studied at the National Academy of Design in Manhattan, where, he recalled in the late 1960s, "I quit after one year because I couldn't learn enough".

Early career

Burgos took a job with the Franklin Engraving Company, which engraved the printing plates for comic books produced by Harry "A" Chesler, founder of one of that era's comic-book "packagers" tha…Read more on Wikipedia