Al Feldstein

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Birthday
24, 1925
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 29, 2014 (88)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1925
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 29, 2014 (88)

About

Known for his EC Comics drawings and stories, he also worked for three decades as the editor of Mad magazine. In his later life, he created acrylic paintings of animals native to the American West.

Before Fame

At the age of fourteen, he won a poster competition sponsored by the New York World's Fair. He went on to study at Brooklyn College and at the prestigious Art Students League.

Trivia

A 2003 Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame inductee, he also earned a Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award.

Family Life

Inspired by his son's gift-- a set of oil paints -- he left the northeastern United States in the mid-1980s and became a Wyoming-based wildlife painter.

Associated With

As editor of EC Comics, he was responsible for publishing the first fiction pieces of prolific author Harlan Ellison.

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