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Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jan 31, 2000 (73)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jan 31, 2000 (73)

About

Latvian comic book artist who was the co-creator of the modern day versions of the superheroes Green Lantern and the Atom for DC Comics during his career span from the 1940s through the 1990s.

Before Fame

He went to Manhattan's School of Industrial Art but left in his senior year to work for MLJ Comics.

Trivia

He received the 1971, 1972, and 1975 National Cartoonists Society Awards.

Family Life

He was born to a Jewish family in Latvia and they emigrated to the United States when he was a baby in 1929.

Associated With

He had a longtime professional relationship with editor Julius Schwartz.